Missing child alert for Alachua teen

Photo via FDLE

A missing child alert has been issued for a 17-year-old girl out of Alachua County.

Deputies say Kaileigh Hand was last seen in the area of SE 221 Street in Hawthorne, Florida. She’s described as 5-foot-5 and 260 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.  She was last seen wearing a gray dress, black tights, and black high heels.

Deputies say she may be in the company of an unknown male.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Alachua County Sheriff's Office at 352-682-8912 or 911.