Missing 15-year-old boy found safe

FDLE says Malahki Patterson was found early this morning

Published On: Dec 24 2013 04:30:17 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 16 2013 10:18:05 AM EST
Malahki Patterson
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. -

The Jacksonville Beach teen reported missing has been found safe.

A Florida Missing Child Alert was issued Friday night for the 15-year-old boy.

Sgt. Tommy Crumley with the Jacksonville Beach Police Department said the teen will be reunited with his family soon.

Jacksonville Beach police said Patterson reportedly was leaving home due to family issues. His family is concerned that Patterson has not had his medication and also concerned about his wellbeing.