8-Year-Old Girl Goes Missing in California Beach Town

The mother of a missing 8-year-old girl is pleading for the return of her daughter as a statewide search for the girl grew to include federal authorities.
Police and the FBI have been looking for Madyson Middleton, who vanished Sunday from a Northern California artist community center where she lives with her mother.
Helicopters are searching the forest and the coastline. The U.S. Coast Guard is searching the ocean.
The 4-foot-tall, 50-pound child has long brown hair, and dark eyes. She was wearing a purple dress, black leggings, black flip-flops and a black helmet.