JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – An 11-year-old boy who was missing overnight was located safe Monday morning, Jacksonville police announced about 8:40 a.m. Police said he was spotted by a citizen near downtown.
According to police, the boy left his house on foot around 6 p.m. Sunday after he reportedly had a disagreement with a family member. Officers say he was seen around 9 p.m. with another child near the Burger King on Main Street, just south of Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway.
An intense search took place overnight and a statewide Missing Child Alert was issued.
Thankfully, the boy is now safe and will be reunited with his family.