(Update from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office: Jayden and Karla have both been located and are safe.)
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two local juveniles who have been reported missing.
According to an MCSO release, 14-year-old Jayden Lynn Kiser left a residence in the 1900 block of SE 171st Avenue in Silver Springs on Saturday, May 21, and she was last seen in the 16500 block of NE 45th Terrace in Citra on Thursday, May 26 at around 11:30 a.m.
On Sunday, May 22, 11-year-old Karla Leeann Kiser was seen leaving the same residence in Silver Springs, and she was last seen near her neighborhood, Silver Lake Acres, on Tuesday, May 24 at around 3:45 p.m.
Due to Jayden and Karla’s ages, the fact that they have not attended school, and the length of time that they have been missing, law enforcement is concerned for their safety.
If you have any information regarding their whereabouts, please call 911.