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Police Want to Speak to "Witness" in Disappearance of 5-Year-Old Bridgeton Girl

By rlsmetro on

Police continue to search for missing child Dulce Maria Alavez, 5, who went missing from the Bridgeton City Park Recreational Area on September 16, just before 5 pm continues.

The Bridgeton Police Department, CCPO, the New Jersey State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation continue to investigate this matter.

Police say today they are releasing a composite sketch of an individual who has been reported to have been seen in the park around the time Dulce went missing.

Officials say this individual has been reported to have been with one or two children under the age of five (5) years old.

This person was reported to have been wearing a white T-shirt, blue jeans and a white baseball-style hat.

The man is reported to be a Hispanic male, approximately 5’7”, slender build, age 30-35 years.

This composite sketch was developed after a witness who recently came forward was able to provide a description.

According to police, this sketch is NOT from the child witness of tender years who gave authorities an initial description which led to the Amber Alert of 9/17/19.

"We are asking this person (or anyone who may recognize him) to come forward as investigators wish to speak with him as it is believed that he may have information that is helpful in determining the circumstances that led to Dulce’s disappearance.

Police say the man a possible witness they want to speak with at this time and is not a person of interest.

Anyone who can identify this individual or who has information about the case is asked to contact Bridgeton Police Department at 856-451-0033.

The public is reminded that authorities will not question any witness about their immigration status.

Information may be supplied anonymously by texting TIP411 subtext Bridgeton.