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Missing Florida baby found safe after alert

He last was seen Nov. 24.
Credit: Marion County Sheriff's Office
Jennifer Rottmann, left, and her son, Jacob Barlow.

OCALA, Fla. — Jacob Barlow has been found and is safe, according to a Saturday afternoon update by the Marion County Sheriff's Office.

No other information about his disappearance has been released.

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Deputies are asking the public to keep an eye out for a 4-month-old baby.

The Florida Department of Children and Families issued a pick-up order for the child, Jacob Barlow, but it was not able to find him, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office.

He last was seen Nov. 24. 

It's believed he could be in the custody of his mother, 36-year-old Jennifer Rottmann. 

The sheriff's office has not released any additional information about what might have led up to the child's disappearance. 

Anyone with information about where Barlow might be is asked to call 911.

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