Missing child alert canceled for 5-year-old Alachua County boy

Jaxson Prows may be with Erin Hontz, 40, police say


NEWBERRY, Fla. – A missing child alert issued Saturday for a 5-year-old boy from Alachua County has been canceled.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement canceled the alert Sunday morning. No further details were made available.

Jaxson Prows had last been seen Thursday in the 2200 block of Southwest 170th Street in Newberry.

The FDLE said he might be with Erin Hontz, 40, who was last seen wearing a blue and white blouse with a blue ruffled collar and a mossy oak camouflage hat. 

Police said the duo may be traveling in a 2004 beige Toyota Sienna with Florida tag BZAX67. 

The vehicle's back driver's side window has been busted and repaired with duct tape, authorities said.

Anyone with information about their whereabouts is asked to call 911 or the Alachua County Sheriff's Office at 352-955-1818.

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