FDLE cancels Missing Child Alert for Marion County teen

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A Florida Missing Child Alert issued for a Marion County teen was canceled Monday night, state investigators said.

The alert was issued Monday afternoon after Michael Sparks, 16, was last seen in the area of Southeast 156th Place Road and Southeast 170th Avenue, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

Sparks was wearing a Mickey Mouse sweatshirt and black pants. He's described as being 6 feet tall and 200 pounds with light brown hair, hazel eyes and a deep dimple and scar on his chin.

The FDLE canceled the alert about 9:30 p.m. Monday. There's no word on whether Sparks was found.

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