‘I’m back’: 5-year-old missing from East Lake Park in Birmingham has been found

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October 02 2021 06:00 pm

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A five-year-old child that was missing from East Lake Park in Birmingham has been found, police say.

The child was located in a car near 8423 3rd Avenue South at 11:03 p.m. and taken to the police command post at the site of his disappearance. He had been missing for around three hours. He was found several blocks from where he was last seen.

The child, Jayce Johnson, had been attending football practice in the park before he went missing, according to family members.

“I’m back,” the boy said to those gathered near East Lake Park, giving a thumbs up after being checked out by paramedics.

Stay with CBS 42 for updates, as this is a developing story.

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