Update: The children were found. Details soon. Call the Angelina County Sheriff's Office at 936-634-3331 if you have seen Xander McCarthy and/or Braden Willis. They have been missing from the Fuller Springs Area since June 3rd.



The Angelina County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the publics assistance in locating two missing children who are believed to have run away from home during the night of 6-3-2019. The two children are brothers. Xander McCarty who is a white male who is 5’10” and 130 pounds and was possibly wearing a black t-shirt and blue jeans. Braden Willis who is a white male is described as being 4’0” and 90 pounds and was possibly wearing a white hoodie with a pink donut on it. If you see anyone matching this description or have any information on the location of the children please contact the Angelina County Sheriff’s Department at 936-634-3331 and select option #2.

Chris Molandes
Lieutenant – Patrol, Communications
Angelina County Sheriff’s Department

I think they have ruled out a number of things, and that is why they have issued this plea. My son went to school with Xander, and we are all hoping for the safe return of these children.