Amber Alert issued for 4-year-old Bronx girl

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 4-year-old girl from the Bronx. According to police, Mia Olarte was abducted by her biological mother, identified

The missing child has Down syndrome and requires medication.

The missing child has Down syndrome and requires medication. (6/9/15)

THE BRONX - An Amber Alert has been issued for a 4-year-old girl from the Bronx.

According to police, Mia Olarte was abducted by her biological mother, identified as 49-year-old Dora Estella Olarte. They say the woman does not have custody, and has a history of mental illness and allegations of abuse. 

The abduction happened at around 5 p.m. Monday from a supervised visit at the New York Foundling, a foster care center at 170 Brown Place. The little girl lives with a foster family in the Mount Hope section of the Bronx. 

The missing child also has Down syndrome and requires medication. She is approximately 2 feet tall with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing grey pants with polka dots and a pink shirt. 

Anyone with information on the abduction is asked to call 1-866-NYS-AMBER or 911.

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