AMBER Alert Issued For 4 Year Old Mia Olarte Missing Since 6/8/15 in the Bronx, NY (Taken by 48 Year Old Dora Olarte During Custodial Visit)(Update: Child Found Safe)
An AMBER ALERT has been issued for 4 year old Mia Olarte missing since Monday, June 8, 2015 in the Bronx New York. Police say the mother, Dora Olarte, walked off with Mia around 5 p.m. Monday during a supervised visit at a foster care center. The four-year-old Bronx girl is reported to have Down syndrome. Currently, the biological mother does not have custody of the child, who presently lives with a foster family. The mother has a mental health history and prior allegations of abuse.
Mia Olarte was last seen around 4:50 p.m. Monday with her mother during a supervised visit at a foster care center on Brown Place, police said.
Her mother, 48-year-old Dora Olarte, then left the location with her daughter, police said. Dora Olarte does not have custody of the child, who currently lives with a foster family, police said.
Detectives say the little girl has Down Syndrome and requires medication. Her mother has a history of mental health issues and there are allegations of abuse, authorities said.
Mia is 2’1? tall and weighs 48 pounds with brown eyes and black hair. She was last seen wearing a pink shirt and grey pants.
Dora Estella Olarte is a Hispanic female, 5’4? tall, weighs 140 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair. She was last seen wearing a white shirt and blue jeans.
Anyone with information should call 911, or 866-NYS-AMBER. Or you can contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS, visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
A 5-year-old girl who had been missing from the Bronx has been found safe, and now her mother is facing charges.
Police canceled an AMBER Alert that was issued for Mia Olarte after police said she was taken by her biological mother, who does not have custody of the child.
The little girl was found in Corona, Queens Tuesday morning and was taken to Elmhurst Hospital for an evaluation. Police said her mother, 48-year-old Dora Olarte, was also located.