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Police in Miami locate 2 girls who had been reported missing

Authorities in Miami-Dade County are searching for two missing girls.

MIAMI – Authorities in Miami-Dade County have located two girls who were reported missing by their families, authorities confirmed Monday morning.

City of Miami police said 12-year-old Christian Wilford and 14-year-old Melissa Ruiz were found in “good condition” and have been reunited with their family members.

Both were reported missing on Saturday from a home located on the 600 block of Northeast 22nd Street in Miami.

Police had said they believed the two were together.

Authorities did not immediately confirm where the girls were found or whether they were with anyone else.


About the Author:

David Dwork joined the WPLG Local 10 News team in August 2019. Born and raised in Miami-Dade County, David has covered South Florida sports since 2007.