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Missing Raleigh boy found safe

Posted December 17, 2008 10:23 p.m. EST
Updated December 18, 2008 9:50 a.m. EST

— Raleigh police quickly located an 8-year-old boy who had been reported missing Wednesday evening.

Jacob Kirton had last been seen at 3004 Plaza Place, off Queenstown Court.

Officers searched the area and found Jacob at about 10:30 p.m., Raleigh police spokesman Jim Sughrue said.

The department's watch commander told WRAL News that an Amber Alert was in the process of being issued. Officers found  Jacob safe before that happened, however.