Noema Alavez Perez says that she doesn’t know what happened to her missing 5-year-old daughter, Dulce Alavez, but she believes she is still alive.

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Dulce reportedly disappeared from a New Jersey park on September 16, 2019, as Noema and her younger sister sat in a car nearby. Noema says a few minutes after her daughter and 3-year-old son left her sight at the park, she went to find them, but Dulce had vanished.

“You said there was a point at which the police thought that you and your family were behind this,” Dr. Phil says to Noema in an exclusive interview airing Friday. “They suspected you.”
“Yes,” Noema replies.

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“Did you set up your own daughter’s kidnapping?” Dr. Phil continues.
Hear Noema’s response in the video above. And, hear more about what Noema says police spoke to her about.
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If you have any information about the whereabouts of Dulce Maria Alavez, please call the Bridgeton Police Department at (856) 451-0033.