The Florida Department of Law Enforcement announced Monday afternoon that a young girl who disappeared from a Florida motel room has been found safe. No other information is available at this time.
Florida authorities have issued an AMBER Alert for a 5-year-old girl who disappeared overnight in Madison County.
Tallahassee Democrat reports that Naomi Rose Herring was last seen at around 12:30 a.m. Monday morning at the Deerwood Inn on St. Augustine Road. Her mother reportedly told police that she last saw the child sleeping in one of the motel rooms while in the care of an adult male.
“Upon arrival, deputies were informed (Naomi) was last seen asleep in one of the motel rooms at approximately 12:30 a.m. along with another child in the care of an adult male,” Madison County Sheriff Ben Stewart said.
Naomi’s mother returned back to the motel room at around 1:40 a.m. to find the door open and Naomi missing, according to what she told authorities.
“The remaining occupants were sleeping but Naomi was not inside,” authorities said.
FL AMBER Alert has been issued for 5yo W/F Naomi Herring, 3'0", 35 lbs, long brown hair & brown eyes, last seen 100 block of SW Old St Augustine Rd in Madison, bumble-bee dress & blue shorts. Have info? Contact Madison Co. SO at (850) 973-4001 or 911. #FLAMBER pic.twitter.com/uthRguMXKM
— FDLE (@fdlepio) July 13, 2020
Naomi is described as a white female who stands 3 feet tall and weighs around 35 pounds. She has brown eyes and brown hair.
“She was last seen wearing a black and yellow bumble-bee dress and blue shorts with a fruit print. She is possibly not wearing shoes. Naomi has long hair,” an FLDE missing persons flyer reads.
Anyone with any information on Naomi’s whereabouts should contact the Madison County Sheriff’s Office at 850-973-4001 or dial 911.
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[Feature Photo: Naomi Herring/Police Handout]