Mexia: Missing man, infant daughter found safe

Christopher Scott Parson, 23, and Bexley Parson were last seen Sunday in Mexia.(Mexia Police Dept. photos)
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MEXIA, Texas (KWTX) A missing man and his infant daughter who became the object of a police search after they disappeared following a weekend visit to Mexia were found safe on Christmas Eve.

Christopher Scott Parson, 23, and his 1-year-old daughter, Bexley Parson, of Denton were at the Mexia Police Department Tuesday afternoon, Mexia police Chief Brian Bell said.

"Both were safe and reunited with family members at approximately 3:20 p.m.," Bell said.

"The Mexia police department would like to thank the Groesbeck Police Department, The Corsicana Police Department and Palestine Police Department and the Texas Rangers for their assistance in locating the two," he said.

Police earlier asked for the public’s help in the search for the two, who were last seen at around 4:30 Sunday at a Mexican restaurant in Mexia.

They were in Mexia to visit with family members.

Further details weren't immediately released.