Duval County

Florida AMBER Alert: Missing Jacksonville girl found, police say

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A missing 12-year-old girl from Jacksonville has been found, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement issued an AMBER Alert for 12-year-old Fernanda Arias and she was listed as a kidnapped child.


FDLE said in the alert that she was believed to be in the company of Jorge Reyes and they may be traveling in a dark-colored 2-door Honda with a large rear spoiler.

Reyes is described as a white, Hispanic male from Jacksonville. His age, height, weight, hair color were listed as “unknown” by FDLE.

Earlier Monday morning, JSO asked for the community’s help in locating Fernanda.

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According to JSO, on Monday just before 3 a.m., officers responded to Beach Boulevard and Peach Drive to a reported missing child.

Police said Fernanda was seen leaving her home in the dark-colored 2-door Honda with a large rear spoiler before she was reported missing.

JSO said this continues to be an active investigation.

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