Authorities search for 11-year-old Florida girl who went missing after taking out trash

Jayla Jones last seen in Miami, FDLE says

Jayla Jones. (Image: Florida Department of Law Enforcement) (WKMG)

MIAMI, Fla. – Authorities are searching for a missing 11-year-old girl who was last seen in Miami, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

A missing child alert was issued for Jayla Jones Monday afternoon.

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According to the FDLE, Jayla was wearing a blue shirt and blue shorts when she was last seen in the 100 block of NE 67th Street in Miami.

News 6 partner WPLG reports that Jayla told her mother she was taking out the trash and never returned.

Jayla is 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighs 100 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes, authorities said.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call the Miami Police Department at 305-603-6300 or 911.