3 missing children last seen in Orlando

(UPDATE: On March 26, the Orlando Police Department announced that the three children have been found and are in good health. No further details were provided by OPD. The original story is below.)

The Orlando Police Department is asking for help from the public to locate three missing children who were last seen in the city earlier this month.

In a media release, OPD stated that the children – 6-year-old Summer Mercelin, 2-year-old Jacqueline Leonard, and 9-month-old Justyce Leonard – were last seen in Orlando on Monday, March 18.

The children were reported missing three days later, on March 21, by the Florida Department of Children and Families.

The police department states that the three children might be with their mother, Alexius Baker. Their last possible location may have been North Carolina, and they are likely traveling in a silver 2018 Honda Civic with Texas license plates: “RFP9721.”

No further details were provided by OPD.  

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of the children or their mother, the Orlando Police Department asks that you call 911.

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