Richland County authorities have launched a search for two childrenmissing from their home in Olympia since 7:30 this morning.
The children’s mother called the sheriff’s department around 2 p.m. toreport her 10-year-old daughter, Sylvia Bacon Scott, and8-year-old son, Michael Scott Jr., missing. She toldauthorities she and her daughter had argued and the girl took thelittle boy and left the house on the 700 block of Maryland Street.
When last seen, the girl was wearing a purple and lavender nightgown,a turquoise and brown jacket, white socks and black and white tennisshoes. The boy was wearing blue jeans, a sweat shirt with somesort of emblem and brown tennis shoes.
Dogs and a helicopter are being used in the search, Wilson said.