Miramar teen missing since last September found safely in Miami-Dade

Victoria Sophia Gonzalez. (Miramar Police Department)

MIRAMAR, Fla. – Authorities in Broward County had a happy update on Tuesday about a teenager who had been missing for over a year.

Miramar police announced that 14-year-old Victoria Gonzalez was safely located.

Gonzalez had last been seen on Sept. 17 of last year at New Renaissance Middle School, where she attended eighth grade.

At the time, authorities said that Gonzalez had been seen walking away from the school, but she never made it home.

Police said it was thanks to the local community and media partners that information came in leading to them locating Gonzalez.

She was found in Miami-Dade County by Miramar police detectives, authorities said.

The girl has since been reunited with her family.


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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.