Deputies looking for 4 missing children at Chassahowitzka camp

These children went missing in a wooded area of Chassahowitzka. Deputies need your tips. Call 911 if you see them. Click image to see larger photos. (December 9, 2017)
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These children went missing in a wooded area of Chassahowitzka. Deputies need your tips. Call 911 if you see them. Click image to see larger photos. (December 9, 2017)

The Citrus County Sheriff's Office Patrol, Aviation, K-9, Volunteer Bloodhound units and FWC are currently searching the Chassahowitzka Campground in Homosassa for four missing juveniles who are believed to be somewhere in the woods.

The children were exploring around their campsite after arriving there with their families earlier today.

If you come in contact with these children, or have any information about their whereabouts, please contact 911 immediately. Thank you for your assistance!

  • Female, Jade, Age 9, wearing a purple coat
  • Male, Rocket, Age 8, wearing navy Blue hoodie
  • Male, Jasper, Age 7, wearing gray sweatpants
  • Male, Aidan, Age 9, wearing green two-tone windbreaker

The Sheriff's Office Saturday night said that everyone should wait for deputies to make the decision to bring in volunteers." We do not want to put anyone is harms way and risk more people getting lost or injured," the CCSO said in a statement. "We have dozens of trained law enforcement officials and several specialty units looking for these young children. We appreciate everyone's support."

UPDATE AT 7:15 p.m.:

All of the kids have been found safe. Details to follow

 

 

 

 

 

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