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Amber Alert issued for 5-year-old NJ girl

BRIDGETON CITY, N.J. — The New Jersey State Police have issued an Amber Alert for 5-year-old Dulce Maria Alvarez of Bridgeton City. Detectives say they believe ...

BRIDGETON CITY, N.J. — The New Jersey State Police have issued an Amber Alert for 5-year-old Dulce Maria Alvarez of Bridgeton City.

Detectives say they believe Dulce was taken by a man who was last seen leading Dulce from the Bridgeton City Park to a red van with a sliding door and tinted windows at about 4:20 p.m. on Monday.

Amber Alert issued for 5-year-old NJ girl

Dulce is described as 3-feet, 60 to 70 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair. She was last seen wearing a yellow shirt with a picture of an elephant, black and white pants and white shoes.

The suspect is described as 5-feet-6-inches to 5-feet-8-inches, thin build with no facial hair but facial acne. He was wearing orange sneakers, red pants and a black shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the New Jersey State Police Missing Persons Unit at (609) 882-2000 ext. 2857, Bridgeton Police Department at (856) 451-0033 or CALL 911 immediately.