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.
MISSING CHILD: @JSOPIO has confirmed they’re searching for a missing 4-year-old in the neighborhood of Beachwood Blvd & Surfwood Ave. More information to come shortly @ActionNewsJax pic.twitter.com/AAiNC5v807— Dani Bozzini (@DaniANjax) October 8, 2019
BREAKING: Missing 4-year-old reported in Beachwood neighborhood (behind Dunkin Donuts off Beach Blvd. near 295). Working to get pic & more specifics from JSO. @DaniANjax is at the scene. LATEST on CBS47 @ActionNewsJax at 5 pic.twitter.com/X8LyZCOj4F— Tenikka Smith Hughes (@TenikkaANjax) October 8, 2019
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