Missing 11-Year-Old Wilmington Boy Has Been Located

Wilmington –  The 11-year-old boy that Wilmington Police (WPD) reported missing this morning has been located. WPD has confirmed that the child has been found. The mother of the boy alerted the public in a Facebook Post a couple of hours ago “My Baby is Finally Home Guys … Thank God, he is so Good”, read the post.

“KYSEAN McCANTS has been located and is in good condition. The Wilmington Department of Police wished to thank everyone for their help.”, said a spokeswoman for WPD.

Police did not indicate where the boy was located or why he went missing.

Original Notice


The Wilmington Department of Police need your help locating an 11-year-old boy, who went missing on Saturday, 13 January 2018.

The missing juvenile is named: KYSEAN McCANTS, DATE OF BIRTH: 07/04/2006. He is described as follows: approximately 4’6″ tall, husky build, light complexion, curly hair, and was last seen wearing a green jacket with an American flag on the upper left chest area, black track pants with white stripes, and white Nike sneakers.

He resides in the 900 block of N. Madison Street and he attends Stubbs Elementary School, located in 1100 N. Pine Street, Wilmington.

On Saturday evening, McCANTS responded to the HICKS ANDERSON COMMUNITY CENTER, located in 501 N. MADISON STREET, WILMINGTON, at noon, and normally returns home at approximately 8:30 pm.

McCANTS did not return home last night. The family does not have immediate family members in the area and all measures to locate McCANTS have been exhausted.

Wilmington Police conducted an extensive area search last night and today, meeting with negative results.

If anyone knows the whereabouts of KYSEAN McCANTS please call 911 immediately.

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