Missing children found safe, police say

Posted at 10:03 PM, Dec 16, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-16 22:03:53-05

UPDATE: The three missing endangered boys were found safe, police say.


Officials are searching for missing twin 11-year-olds and a 12-year-old friend. They were last seen Tuesday around 4:45 the Aqua Motel in the 7800 block of S Dixie in West Palm Beach.

Tavarius Jones, 11, is described as a 4 feet 10 inches tall black male with brown eyes, weighting 70 lbs.

Tavarius was in the custody of Florida Department of Children and Families when he fled on foot. He may be in the company of his twin brother, Javarius Jones and another child.

He was wearing a green polo short-sleeved shirt and khaki shorts.

Javarious Jones, Tavarius twin brother, was last seen wearing a maroon tee shirt and grey and red shorts.

Randy Brown, 12, is described as 4 feet 9 inches tall white male with brown hair and brown eyes, weighting 90 lbs.

He was last seen wearing a white polo shirt, blue jeans and white sneakers.

Randy suffers from bipolar disorder and did not take his medication with him when he fled on foot.

Police ask anyone with information about the three boys to contact a local police agency or the West Palm Beach Police Department at 561-822-1900.