Deputies: Girl, 12, who vanished from apartment complex near Disney World found

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, Yaxielys García De Jesús was found safe and in good health.

No other info has been released.

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A search was underway Thursday for a 12-year-old girl last seen leaving an apartment complex near Walt Disney World, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office said.


Deputies said a surveillance camera recorded Yaxielys García De Jesús leaving the Buena Vista Place apartments at Floridian Place and Reams Road at about 2:30 a.m. Thursday.

“Family members reported her missing at about 6 a.m.,” the Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. “Because of her age, we are concerned for her safety.”

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Yaxielys was last seen wearing a short black dress and sandals.

She has brown hair and brown eyes.

Yaxielys is 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds.

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Anyone with any information about her whereabouts is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 407-836-4357.

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Jason Kelly

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Jason Kelly joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2014. He serves as the station's Digital Executive Producer.