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Missing 8-year-old girl from Taylor has been found: Williamson County Constable

Posted at 7:01 AM, Feb 01, 2024


TAYLOR, Texas — The Williamson County Constable Precinct 4 said that 8-year-old Layken Stokes has been found safe.


TAYLOR, Texas — Officials have issued an Amber Alert for a missing 8-year-old girl last seen in Taylor, Texas.

8-year-old Layken Stokes was last seen in the 5000 block of FM 973 in Taylor around 7:45 p.m. on January 31, 2024.

Layken is 4'8" has blue eyes, blonde hair, and weighs about 89 pounds.

She was last seen wearing a purple tank top, temporary tattoos on her arms, blue/white plaid pants, and has a white/blue blanket. She does not have her glasses.

According to the Williamson County Sheriff's Office, officers were dispatched to 5091 FM 973 in Taylor on a missing person at risk report.

Due to the child's remote condition, time of day, and weather conditions, the Sheriff's Office said they called all available resources to locate the child as quickly as possible.

Officials said that multiple law enforcement agencies are assisting in locating Layken with K9 units and air support—but she has yet to be found.

Anyone with information should contact 911 or the Williamson County Sheriff's Office at (512) 943-1300.