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Deputies locate missing baby, mother in Manatee County

Posted at 7:22 AM, Apr 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-04 21:56:19-04

UPDATE | The sheriff's office says the mother and baby were located, and the baby is safe. No other information was immediately available.

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. – Deputies are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing baby and his mother.

The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office is searching for 24-year-old Martha Smith and her 4-month-old son Arthur Jackson.

Authorities have tried to get a hold of Smith after a court hearing involving child custody but have failed, according to deputies. Both Smith and Jackson are believed to be in the Manatee County area.

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Officials did not specify where the two were last seen.

Anyone with information on the two are asked to call the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office at 941-747-3011.

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