Authorities seek missing 15-year-old Fla. boy

FDLE says Malahki Patterson last seen riding red & white mountain bike

Malahki Patterson.
Malahki Patterson.

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. – A Florida Missing Child Alert was issued Friday night for a 15-year-old Florida boy who went missing.

Malahki Patterson was last seen in the area of the 900 block of 4th Avenue South in Jacksonville Beach. According to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, he was last seen riding a red and white mountain bike.

Patterson was wearing a dark long-sleeve shirt, a black zip-up sweater, light gray denim pants and gray and black sneakers. Officials said he was also carrying an orange Jan sport backpack.

FDLE said Patterson walks with a limp, has a scar on his left shoulder and a small scar on his right cheek.

Patterson was described by FDLE as a 15-year-old black boy who is 5 foot 11 inches tall, weighs 165 pounds, and has black hair and brown eyes.

Those with any information concerning Malahki Patterson's whereabouts are asked to call FDLE or the Jacksonville Beach Police Department at 904-270-1661, or 911.