Fort Myers 6-year-old found after prompting missing child alert

Zainab Hassan, 6, had last been seen July 1

Zainbar Hassan, 6 (Copyright 2022 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

FORT MYERS, Fla.UPDATE: 6-year-old Zainab Hassan was found safe Wednesday afternoon, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

ORIGINAL: The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has issued a missing child alert for a missing Fort Myers child.

Six-year-old Zainab Hassan was last seen July 1, in the 2200 block of Fowler Street. She has black hair and brown eyes, and was last seen wearing a turquoise shirt with butterflies and gray leggings with butterflies.

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Zainab also has a scar on her left eyebrow.

Officials believe she might be with Yassir Hassan, 56, and Tammi Gilbert, 48.

Yassir Hassan, 56 and Tammi Gilbert, 48 (Copyright 2022 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

If you see any of them, or have any information on where they might be, you are asked to call the Fort Meyers Police Department at 239-321-7700 or 911.


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Penny De La Cruz started working at WKMG-TV in September 2021. Before joining News 6, Penny worked at KSAT 12 in San Antonio, Texas.