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Authorities locate 2 missing girls from Florida panhandle

Girls may have been traveling with adult female in blue Nissan Altima

Authorities are searching for two missing girls from Chipley, Florida.
Authorities are searching for two missing girls from Chipley, Florida. (WPLG)

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – The Florida Department of Law Enforcement cancelled a missing child alert for two young girls from the Florida panhandle late Tuesday evening.

Brylee Pate, 7, and Braylen Pate, 7, were last seen in Chipley, Florida, around the 2600 block of Finch Circle.

Both girls are described as 4-feet tall and weighing 50lbs with brown hair and hazel eyes.

According to FDLE, the girls may have been in the company of Vanessa Cotromano, 39.

Cotromano is 5-foot-3, 135lbs with brown hair and hazel eyes.

Authorities said the group may have been traveling in a blue 2020 Nissan Altima, Florida tag number GIDV22.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Washington County Sheriff’s Office at 850-638-6111 or FDLE at 1-888-356-4774.


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