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Missing 5-year-old Florida girl found safe, officials say

Naomi Herring found Monday afternoon

Naomi Herring.
Naomi Herring.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – An Amber Alert issued Monday morning for a missing 5-year-old Florida girl has been canceled.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement was searching for Naomi Herring after she was last seen at Deerwood Inn at 155 Southwest Old Saint Augustine Road in Madison, which is located in between Tallahassee and Jacksonville.

Madison County sheriff’s officials said deputies were called to the motel around 2 a.m. for a report of a missing child.

Deputies said Naomi was last seen sleeping around 12:30 a.m. in one of the motel rooms. Officials said she was with another child who were in the care of a man. Deputies said Naomi’s mother found the motel room door closed but unlocked and discovered her daughter was missing.

The child was found safe Monday afternoon.


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