• Jacksonville police: 4-year-old mistakenly reported missing, was safe with family

    By: Action News Jax

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    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - UPDATE, 5:57 p.m.: The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office confirms the search for a child on the Southside is over -- because the child was never missing.

    New information shows the caller who reported the missing kid was mistaken and the child was safe with family the whole time.

    UPDATE, 5:23 p.m.: A source tells Action News Jax that the missing child has been found safe.

    The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing 4-year-old near Beach and Beachwood boulevards.

    A person called the Action News Jax newsroom and said they saw a lot of police in the area.

    This area is near the Action News Jax newsroom and helicopters could be heard over our studios.

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