Police Searching for Missing Florida Baby

Florida authorities were searching for a baby girl missing on the Panhandle on Monday.

Seven-month-old Shannon Lea Dedrick was last seen on at her Chipley home on Saturday. She was described as 2-feet tall and 11 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes.

Her parents reported her missing from their home at 11:23 a.m. on Saturday. Shannon is believed to have disappeared between 3 a.m. and 11 a.m., according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

Police were on the scene within minutes of receiving the missing child report.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement issued the missing child alert Sunday night.

About 75 search and rescue personnel as well as K-9 teams and volunteers from local fire departments were working an extensive ground search.

"We would like to thank those who have contacted law enforcement officers with tips in reference to baby Shannon," said Sheriff Haddock.

"All tips are being thoroughly investigated and I would ask that you continue to contact our office at (850) 638-6111 if you have any information concerning this missing child."

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.