MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - A missing child alert was canceled Friday afternoon for a 7-year-old girl who vanished from Miami Gardens.
Miami Gardens police said Dejah Hawkins was found safe with her mother, Ashley McCoy.
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Before she was found, police said Dejah was last seen Jan. 24 in the 2800 block of Northwest 192nd Street.
A neighbor said he last saw McCoy in the neighborhood months ago.
"Yeah, I helped her change a tire on the truck and that was it," he told Local 10 News.
Police said Dejah and her mother were evaluated by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and both were unharmed.
Dejah was placed in the custody of the Department of Children and Families pursuant to a court order, authorities said.
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