What to Know
- An Amber Alert was issued for a 2-year-old girl who went missing from Miami-Dade County Thursday.
- Jesmine Cedillo-Ramirez was last seen in the area of the 39th block of 9th Street in Homestead, FDLE officials said.
The 2-year-old girl who was at the center of an Amber Alert Thursday has been found, but her father is still at large, police said.
Jesmine Cedillo-Ramirez was last seen in the area of the 39th block of 9th Street in Homestead, Florida Department of Law Enforcement officials said. Police said she was taken by her biological father, 23-year-old Diego Cedillo-Hernandez.
Hours after the Amber Alert was issued, police said the girl was found safe at a friend's house and was reuniting with her mother, Homestead police said. Authorities are still looking for Cedillo-Hernandez.
He took the girl from the custody of her mother after a domestic incident, police said.
"The Homestead Police Department has enough reason from our investigation to fear for the child’s well being," police said in a statement.
Police said the girl was last seen wearing a green/white striped blouse, red pants, and pink slippers. Cedillo-Hernandez was last seen wearing a beige/green shirt and jeans.
They may be traveling in a 2006, white Hyundai Azera, FL tag number Z782JS.
Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or Homestead Police at 305-247-1535.