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Brother, sister missing in north Harris County found safe, officials say

Two missing children,13-year-old Martha Velasquez Cruz and her 11-year-old brother, Mario Velasquez Cruz, are missing in north Harris County, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.
Two missing children,13-year-old Martha Velasquez Cruz and her 11-year-old brother, Mario Velasquez Cruz, are missing in north Harris County, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office. (KPRC)

HOUSTON – Two missing children,13-year-old Martha Velasquez Cruz and her 11-year-old brother, Mario Velasquez Cruz, have been found safe, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

The HSCO shared a tweet confirming that the children had been located and are safe.

Original information:

The siblings were reported missing after they were last seen on the 2600 block of Cromwell Street on Sunday around 2 p.m.

Martha was last seen carrying a backpack and wearing a red shirt with a bear, blue pants, and purple and black shoes.

Mario was last seen wearing khaki pants and green soccer cleat shoes.

Officials said anyone with information please call our Missing Persons Unit at 713-755-7427 or Crime Stoppers of Houston at 713-222-8477.


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