MCSO searches for missing and endangered teenage girl

MCSO searches for missing and endangered teenage girl
Posted at 6:40 PM, Dec 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-11 13:47:20-05

MADISON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the help of the public to locate a missing/endangered juvenile. 

Investigators say Izyziah Joy Harding secretly left the Madison County Youth Ranch by climbing through a window and has not been seen or heard from since Saturday, December 2. 

Deputies say Harding is a black 17-year-old girl and is originally from the Sanford, Florida area. Harding is five feet tall and between 90 and 100 pounds.

Reports say Harding's hair is shaved on the sides, and back with brown and blonde extensions added to the top of her head that are approximately shoulder length. 

She regularly wears “big tribal” type earrings. 

Madison County Youth Ranch is a Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) program that helps children develop healthy relationships and a strong work ethic. 

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is requesting that any person that may have seen Izyziah “Joy” Harding or has additional information as to her whereabouts to please notify the Madison County Sheriff’s Office at 850-973-4001 or their nearest Law Enforcement Agency.