Kids, 9 and 11, Report Mom Missing in Delco

Police say the children have been living by themselves since Friday.

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2013  |  Updated 12:45 PM EDT
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Kids, 9 and 11, Report Mom Missing in Delco

Delaware County Daily Times

Melissa Brown was reported missing Tuesday by her children.

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Authorities in a suburban Philadelphia community are searching for a missing 40-year-old mother of two.

Police in East Lansdowne say Melissa Melba Brown was reported missing Tuesday by her children, ages 9 and 11. Police chief John Zimath says the children had been living by themselves since Friday.

Zimath tells the Delaware County Daily Times that right now it's being treated as a missing person case. The children have been turned over to the county's Children and Youth Services.

The chief says the main concern is that Brown is OK.
 

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