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11-year-old child who left home Saturday night found safe

An hour after the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office sent out an amber alert, they were able to locate the missing boy.
Credit: First Coast News

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — If an amber alert woke you up early Sunday morning, there's good news: The 11-year-old who went missing was able to be located within the hour.

The boy left home on foot after a disagreement with a family member and did not return, police said. Patrol officers responded to the scene and issued an amber alert asking the public for assistance.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office sent out a press release barely an hour later which said they were able to locate the boy with the assistance of the community. 

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