BRIDGETON, N.J. (WFLA/NBC) – Tonight in a New Jersey family and friends gathered to hold a vigil for missing five-year-old Dulce Maria Alavez.
The young girl has been missing since Monday when she disappeared from a playground.
An Amber Alert was issued for Alavez Tuesday night.
Police believe that a man led Alavez from the playground to a red van with a sliding side door and tinted windows.
Police and Alavez’s family are asking anyone with information to come forward.
A reward for information on Alavez is now up to $35,000.