UPDATE: Attempt to Identify Kidnapping Suspect

In continuing the investigation, detectives discovered the reported kidnapping did not occur as it was originally reported by the child victim, who is 10 years old.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office appreciates the concern and assistance from the public and the news media, but wants the public to know there is no danger, and there is no suspect on the loose regarding this incident.

This investigation remains open while detectives continue gathering additional facts.