After a long night of searching, both 9-year-old missing boys were found safe Tuesday morning, Aug. 6, according to Jacksonville police.
The two boys had last been seen around 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, walking in the Ricker and Melvin Road area.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said they were contacted about the disappearance around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday. Police said both children told their caregivers they were staying over at each other’s house.
The Sheriff’s Office did not release details about where, when or how the two boys were found but thanked those who had called in tips during the search.