• Child found on apartment stairwell after walking away from school 2 days ago


    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - The Orange County Sheriff's Office said an 11-year-old girl was found safe after she walked away from Robinswood Middle School Wednesday, resulting in her being reported missing.

    Deputies said they found Vanessa Marcellus in the stairwell of an apartment complex on London Crest Drive Friday.

    Deputies said Marcellus left the school after she got into trouble. Marcellus was able to leave the school while classes were in session.

    A spokesperson from the Orange County School District told WFTV that school does not end until 2:50 p.m., but would not discuss how Marcellus was able to leave at 1:30 p.m.

    Marcellus was reunited with her family.

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