BREAKING: Amber Alert Issued in Florida

Authorities are looking for Makayla Fischer

APOPKA, Fla. (AP) – An Amber Alert helped lead to the arrest of a 50-year-old man accused of abducting his step-granddaughter in the middle of the night.

A motorist spotted the pair Sunday morning and flagged down one of dozens of deputies searching for 11-year-old Makayla Fisher and her step-grandfather, Darrell Mills. Deputies immediately tracked them down after the tip.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office say Mills abducted Makayla from her Apopka home just after 2 a.m. Authorities say she was unharmed when they found her more than eight hours later.

Authorities say they arrested Mills and expect to charge him with kidnapping.

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UPDATE: The amber alert for Makayla Fischer has been cancelled.

There are no further details at this time.

Orange County, FL (WKRG)

Authorities are looking for an 11-year-old girl out of Apopka, Florida and the man who may be with her.

A Florida AMBER Alert has been issued for Makayla Fischer, last seen in the area of 1400 block of Elderton Drive in Apopka. She was last seen wearing a light multi-colored tank top nightgown. Makayla also has maroon braids.The child may be in the company of Darrell Mills, who was last seen wearing a light blue t-shirt tan shorts. –FDLE e-mail

 

Authorities are looking for Makayla Fischer

 

They believe she is traveling with this man identified as Darrell Mills

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