Daytona Beach police ask for public's help in finding 14-year-old girl missing nearly a week now

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(Courtesy photo / DBPD). If you have seen missing 14-year-old Freshlyn Marie Maddox, please call Daytona Beach police at 386-671-5223. Please click the attachment below for further details.

DAYTONA BEACH -- A 14-year-old last seen by her father six days ago is missing and Daytona Beach cops are seeking the public's help in finding her.

Here is what police said of the missing girl identified as Freshllyn Marie Maddox, who was last seen Friday, by her father, Maddox at home at 611 Aberdeen St.: "Maddox has never run away from home before but stated that she did not want to stay with her father. Her mother lives at 757 Iowa St. The family has checked some friends' residences and they advise they have not seen her and she has not taken her meds since she went missing."

She is African-American, 5 feet 2 and 115 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. No clothing description was provided.

Anyone with information is asked to please call Daytona Beach Police Detective D. Diaz at 386-671-5223, Detective R. Ray at 386-671-5231 or Sgt. M. Eisner at 386-671-5203.

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.