Missing 16-year-old Jacksonville Beach girl found safe

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. - Police in Jacksonville Beach said a missing 16-year-old girl reported missing early Friday morning has been found safe Saturday morning and has been returned home.

Police did not say where she was found.

Asha Carter was last seen shopping at the Walgreen’s near Beach Boulevard and 3rd Street North about 9:30 p.m. Thursday, according to police.

Carter, described as 5-foot-6 and 150 pounds, was wearing a teal sweatshirt and black leggings and carrying a large pink bag, authorities said.

Anyone with information on Carter’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Jacksonville Beach Police Department at (904) 247-6339 or tipline@jaxbchfl.net.

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