Search for missing 11-year-old girl underway in Fort Lauderdale

Makaylah Mitchell has been considered a habitual runaway, according to authorities

By Alexandra Fruin - Producer
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Makaylah Mitchell, 11, has run away from home in the past.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Fort Lauderdale Police are searching for a missing 11-year-old girl, who has a history of running away from home.

The search for Makaylah Mitchell began around 7 a.m. Tuesday. Authorities were searching a neighborhood near Sunland Park, off West Sunrise Boulevard. The search appears to center around a home in the 800-block of NW 14th Terrace.

No foul play is suspected. A representative for the department says Mitchell has run away from home three to four times in the past. She has been considered to be a habitual runaway.

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