UPDATE: Missing child alert canceled after 12-year-old Florida girl found safe

Girl previously reported missing out of Crawfordville

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office JSO generic police lights (WJXT)

CRAWFORDVILLE, Fla. – Authorities have ended their search for a 12-year-old girl who was reported missing out of Wakulla County after she was found safe.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement issued the missing child alert for the girl Tuesday afternoon and canceled it a short time later.

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“We are happy to report that the child is safe,” FDLE officials wrote in a tweet.

Details about where the girl was found were not immediately available.

Editor’s note: News 6 has removed the girl’s name and photo from this story due to the fact that the missing child alert has been canceled.