Missing child from northern Florida found safe

Posted at 6:01 PM, Jul 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-07 08:12:35-04

UPDATE: The missing child alert for Jaxson Prows has been canceled. He was found safe. No other information is available.


ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. -- A Florida missing child alert has been issued for 5-year-old Jaxson Prows.

He was last seen in the 2200 block of SW 170th Street in Newberry, Florida (near Gainesville), wearing a red and blue tank top with white stripes.

He may be in the company of 40-year-old Erin Hontz, who was last seen wearing a blue and white blouse with a blue ruffle collar and a mossy oak camoflage hat.

They may be traveling in a 2004 beige Toyota Sienna, Florida tag BZAX67.

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

If you spot Jaxson Prows or Erin Hontz contact the Florida Department of Law Enforcement at 1-888-356-4774, the Alachua County Sheriff's Office at 352-955-1818 or call 911.