Missing Child Alert issued for 13-year-old girl from Homestead

Officers are asking the public for help with finding a 13-year-old girl from Homestead who vanished on Friday.

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – A Florida Missing Child Alert was issued on Friday afternoon for a 13-year-old girl from Homestead.

Authorities are searching for Ada Portilla. They describe the girl as 5-foot-3, 120 lbs. with black hair and brown eyes.

Police are searching for 13-year-old Ada Portilla. (FDLE)

She was last seen in the area of the 18000 block of Southwest 352nd Street in Homestead wearing a green and beige Star Wars jumpsuit.

Authorities said she might be traveling in a black Mitsubishi.

Portilla has been missing since Dec. 17.

Anyone who thinks they have seen Portilla, or knows of her whereabouts is urged to contact the Florida Department of Law Enforcement at 1-888-356-4774 or the Miami Police Department at 305-715-3300.

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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.