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Police in Kissimmee, Florida Search for 2 Missing Girls
Aired January 19, 2003 - 09:08 ET
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MILES O'BRIEN, CNN ANCHOR: And this just in to CNN. We're told that authorities in Kissimmee, Florida, that's the greater Orlando, Florida, area, are searching for two girls who have gone missing overnight; 12-year-old Elizabeth Morale (ph), her 9-year-old sister, Amanda, went out to play at a place called the Tropical Palms Resort before dinner yesterday. They have not turned up ever since. Their parents are holding up well, they say, along with the other four children in the family.
Both girls are wearing jackets, but overnight temperatures in that area got well into the 30s. Fifty officers from the Oceola County sheriff's office and others, aided by bloodhounds, are in the midst of that search in Kissimmee, Florida right now. An Amber alert is issued for the girls. Elizabeth Morale (ph), 12 years old, 9-year- old sister, Amanda, both of them from Savannah, Georgia. That's Kissimmee, Florida. We'll be watching that very closely for you all throughout the day.
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