Published: Feb 10, 2013 7:15 PM EST

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - The search is over for a boy who was missing on Fort Myers Beach.

A Lee County Sheriff's helicopter was in the air searching for several hours Sunday afternoon. Deputies closed off a part of Estero Boulevard with sand buggies. The child was found safely just before 6:30 p.m.

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