Missing 12-year-old last seen in Windermere

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to locate a missing 12-year-old girl who was last seen in Windermere early Thursday morning.

At around 2:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 21, Yaxielys García De Jesús was spotted on camera leaving her family’s apartment located in the area off Reams Road and Buena Place. Her family reported her missing a few hours later, according to the sheriff’s office.

“Because of her age, we are concerned for her safety,” stated the sheriff’s office in a media release.

Yaxielys García De Jesús
According to the sheriff’s office, this photo of Yaxielys García De Jesús shows her hair as it looked when she left her home early Thursday morning.

Yaxielys stands 5’3” tall, weighs 160 pounds, and has brown eyes and brown hair. When she was last seen, she was wearing a short black dress and sandals.

If you have any information about Yaxielys García De Jesús’ whereabouts, please contact the Orange County Sheriff’s Office at 407-836-HELP(4357).

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