September 16, 2019
The day life forever changed for Noema Alavez Perez when a trip to Bridgeton City Park in New Jersey turned into a never ending search for her daughter Dulce Maria Alavez.
Dulce Maria, 5, vanished without a trace and is believed to have been kidnapped possibly by a stranger.
I spent some time with Dulce's family recently. They want to tell their story in their own words without anyone else speaking for them. No questions were off-limits. The family has a message for Dulce, for the person who took her and for the community.
I also spoke with an FBI Special Agent who heads the East Coast Child Abduction Rapid Deployment Team which is assisting Bridgeton Police and New Jersey State Police with the investigation. He believes this was a crime of opportunity and says investigators need the community's help to solve this case.
A message to Dulce from her mom
Anyone with information on Dulce Maria Alavez is asked to call the FBI at 1-800-CALL-FBI, New Jersey State Police Missing persons Unit at 609-882-2000 ext., 2554, or Bridgeton Police at 856-451-0033.
Claudia Rivero Investigative Reporter/Producer