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FL AMBER Alert issued for missing 5-year-old girl from Madison County

Posted at 8:09 AM, Jul 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-13 08:47:46-04

A Florida AMBER Alert has been issued for a missing 5-year-old Naomi Rose Herring from Madison County.

The Madison County Sheriff's Office says Naomi is approximately three feet tall and weighs 35 pounds.

Naomi has brown eyes and brown shoulder length hair.

She was last seen wearing a black and yellow bumble bee dress and blue shorts.

Madison County deputies were dispatched to the Deerwood Inn located at 155 St. Augustine Road, near the I-10 interchange of South State Road 53 at approximately 1:59 a.m. on Monday in response to the report of a missing child.

Upon arrival, deputies were informed that five year old Naomi Herring 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.

At 1:40 a.m., the mother returned to the room and found the room door to be closed but unlocked.

Deputies say when she entered the room the remaining occupants were sleeping but Naomi was not inside.

At this time, the surrounding area is currently being searched by multiple deputies along with the Canine tracking team from the Florida Department of Corrections (Madison Unit).

Air support from the Leon County Sheriff's Office Aviation Unit is also currently being utilized.

MCSO says the investigation into the disappearance of Naomi along with search efforts remain very active.

Anyone with information regarding the possible whereabouts of Naomi is urged to call 911 or the Madison County Sheriff's Office immediately at (850) 973-4001 extension 1.