Two Children Found Safe


Cherokee County Sheriff Steve Mueller reports the two children reported missing were found safe.

Mueller reports they were found safe at a nearby fast food restaurant.

He says they were at a Burger King with their mom and says viewers saw their pictures online and spotted them, then called deputies.

Stay tuned for more information on 7 On Your Side.

8:43 pm:

Crews are searching for two missing children in Cherokee County, according to Sheriff Steve Mueller.

Sheriff Mueller says the call for help came in around 6:15 p.m. on Saturday from a home on Buck Shoals Drive in Gaffney.

Siblings Tyler and Jada Epling were reported missing by their grandparents.

Tyler, 6, was last seen wearing dark pants and a blue, short sleeve shirt.  Officials say he has a noticeable birthmark on his left forearm.  He’s about 3’10” and 50 lbs.

Jada, 3, was least seen wearing white pants with a white jacket.  She’s described as being 3’0″ and 30 lbs.

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office and several fire departments are in the area, searching for the missing siblings.

Sheriff Mueller says they’re also using bloodhounds to help trace the children.

7 On Your Side has a crew headed to the scene.  We’ll continue updating this story as we receive more information.

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