Missing 14-year-old mother, baby might be in Broward County, authorities say

Laneijah, Ashton Durham seen leaving group home early Thursday


LAKE PARK, Fla. – A missing 14-year-old girl and her 7-month-old baby boy might be in Broward County, authorities said on Thursday.

Laneijah and Ashton Durham were last seen at 12:30 a.m. Thursday at a group home in Lake Park.

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office deputies said Laneijah was last seen wearing a green shirt and pants.


Authorities said she was in possession of a large duffel bag and a baby stroller.

Detectives said the baby's father is believed to live in or near Fort Lauderdale, and the mother and child might be with him.

Anyone with information about the family's whereabouts is asked to call deputies at 561-688-3400 or the nearest law enforcement agency.

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