Missing Child Alert canceled after 14-year-old Port Richey boy found safe

A statewide Missing Child Alert has been canceled for a 14-year-old Port Richey boy after he was found safe.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement had issued the alert at 11:57 a.m. Tuesday for the teen, who had last been seen in the 7200 block of Sandalwood Drive around 5 a.m.

But the agency canceled the alert just 18 minutes later, saying the boy had been found safe.