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Jacksonville police find missing 18-year-old

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File photo (WJXT 2020)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office found a missing 18-year-old man in less than 3 hours Sunday, saying he was safe and thanking everyone who assisted in the search.

Just before 4:45 p.m. Sunday, police responded to the area of Blanding Blvd and Townsend Road in reference to a missing person. Police said the teen was reported missing by family members after walking away from a family gathering.

Just before 7:20 p.m. JSO announced the man had been found safe.