Update: Missing 13-Year-Old North Platte Boy Found

Brandon’s Mother Eva Mconnell handed out fliers this morning in order to find her eldest son.

"I have been out looking, I have printed off fliers, I just want my baby home," said Mcconnell.

Mconnell says Brandon stays at the Nebraska Youth Center, and on Wednesday at 2 o’clock,
Police say Brandon got a bathroom pass and left school. Thanks to a tip on social media, Brandon’s dad Jack Decent found his son this afternoon.

"He contacted me on facebook this morning. I texted him through out the day and I finally got him to meet me at my girlfriends house at the rental," said Decent.

Decent says Brandon looked cold and hungry, and later Decent learned that his son was staying in the rental all night.
He didn’t say anything about why he did it, he didn’t want to be there because of the rules," said Decent.

Public Information Officer, Rodney Brown says these situation happen more often than you would think.

"The restrictions are a little bit too much, and they rebel and run away and come up missing for a period of time, so it does happen more regularly then expected," said Brown.

Brandon is back at the Youth Center, but family members say they are just happy he’s alive.

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