Jacksonville teen found after Amber Alert

- A 16-year-old boy from Ponte Vedra Beach was found safe this afternoon, a few hours after authorities issued an Amber Alert for him. 

The St. John's County Sheriff's Office and Florida Department of Law Enforcement said Marcus Hatch was believed to be in danger. Action News Jacksonville reported that the alert was related to an armed home invasion and kidnapping.

 

Just before 2 p.m., the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said Marcus had been found in Jacksonville, in "good health." They did not immediately offer any other updates.

 

Up Next:


Up Next

  • Jacksonville teen found after Amber Alert
  • WATCH: Florida police officer wrangles wayward gator
  • Florida man attacked by alligator while bathing in retention pond
  • Missing child alert canceled
  • South Fla. rep seeks tougher law on texting and driving
  • Jacksonville police officer shot in face, suspect killed in shootout
  • Bank robbery suspect strips, throws money in air as he flees
  • Chef Gordon Ramsay cooks up unique Florida dish: Burmese python
  • Florida driver licenses, ID cards get a makeover
  • New Harry Potter ride coming to Universal Orlando