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Sheriff's Office locates 4 missing children at Chassahowitzka

These four children were found safe, albeit a little chilly, by fishermen in the area of the Chassahowitzka Campground. Nature Coast EMS made sure the children were properly warmed. (December 9, 2017)

The Citrus County Sheriff's Office on Saturday reported a happy ending for four children that went missing from the Chassahowitzka Campground earlier in the day.

All children were reported in good condition.

The children were found by nearby fishermen on the Chassahowitzka River. They are okay; however, three of the four are showing signs of hypothermia and are being treated by Nature Coast EMS.

"I want to thank the wonderful people of this great community for all of their support during this ordeal," said Sheriff Prendergast.

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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)

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.

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