Two Miami-Dade Girls at Center of AMBER Alert Found Safe

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Two girls at the center of an AMBER Alert have been found safe Friday after they were missing for days, Miami-Dade police said.

Earlier Friday, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement issued an AMBER Alert for 12-year-old Jazmine Brown and 13-year-old Markevia Wright. They both were reported missing Monday and were last seen in their Miami-Dade homes.

Miami-Dade Police Department declared the girls missing Thursday. Their case was upgraded to an AMBER Alert Friday afternoon.

Miami-Dade police said the two were found unharmed at a friend's house Friday night. Further details were not available.

“This was an exemplary coordination of efforts by all involved, said Director Freddy Ramirez.  "Coming together as one community is who we are.  I am thankful for the professionalism exhibited by the men and women of the Miami-Dade Police Department, the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office, Commissioner Kionne McGhee and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.  Their contributions to this investigation is why we had a successful conclusion.”

Police said they thought the girls may have been with 16-year-old Keon Kiser. That information was broadcasted on the AMBER alert and local media.

Kiser told NBC 6 that he hadn't seen Wright, who is his cousin, in months. He also didn't know Brown.

"I talked to detectives and they still went and put me in the news and all that," Kiser said.

Kiser's mother, Tymiya Walker, added that her son was not under arrest or wanted for questioning.

This is a developing story. Check back with NBC 6 for updates.

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