By Emily Crane For Dailymail.com
Published: 04:32 BST, 18 September 2019 | Updated: 04:32 BST, 18 September 2019
Police believe a five-year-old girl who vanished from a New Jersey park was taken by a man who put her in the back of a red van with tinted windows.
An Amber Alert was put out for Dulce Maria Alavez after she disappeared while playing at a park in Bridgeton with her three-year-old brother just before 5pm on Monday.
Authorities believe she may have been taken from the park by a light-skinned, possibly Hispanic man, who was wearing orange sneakers, red pants and a black shirt.
It is not clear if the suspect knew Dulce or is associated with her family.
Police said the man is believed to have led the little girl from the playground and put her in the backseat of a red van with a sliding door and tinted windows.
Dulce Maria Alavez, 5, went missing from the Bridgeton Park in New Jersey on Monday. The photo on the right shows her buying ice cream before her disappearance
Dulce had been playing on a swing set in the park with her little brother at the time.