Update: Missing Lake Butler girls found

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement issued a Missing Child Alert for Jade Gregory (left) and Khloe Larsen who were last seen in Lake Butler on Wednesday.
Courtesy of Florida Department of Law Enforcement

UPDATE (April 6, 4 p.m.) — The Union County Sheriff’s Office (UCSO) announced the two Lake Butler girls missing since Wednesday were found in Boyou La Batre, Alabama.

According to a UCSO social media post, multiple law enforcement agencies in Florida, Alabama and Louisiana — including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) were involved in the search.

Below is the original story posted Thursday morning:

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A Missing Child Alert was issued on Thursday morning for two Lake Butler girls who may be traveling on Interstate 10 to the Baton Rouge, Louisiana area.

According to a Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) release, 14-year-old Khloe Larsen and 12-year-old Jade Gregory were last seen around the 113000 block of NE County Road 237 in Lake Butler on Wednesday.

The release states the girls may be traveling in a 2016 black Ford Taurus with Florida license plate number BWKU59 west on I-10.

Larsen is black, 5-foot-2, weighs 110 pounds, has black hair, brown eyes and wears glasses. Gregory is Hispanic, 5-foot tall, weighs 100 pounds, has brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the two girls is asked to contact the Union County Sheriff’s Office at 386-496-2501, the FDLE at 888-356-4774 or call 911.

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