Man charged after reported missing child found safe

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JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. - A man is accused of causing a false alarm after reporting a 2-year-old boy missing.

Donald Ford, Junior, 27, is charged with rendering a false alarm.

The call to law enforcement started a search of the woods around Nat Mountain in Jackson County.  A state helicopter was called in to assist with the search.  The child was found safe with the grandmother a few hours later.