Mom accused of abducting her child faces judge

A Bronx mother, accused of abducting her 4-year-old daughter, returned to the borough today to face a judge. Prosecutors say Dora Olarte took her daughter,

Prosecutors say Dora Olarte took her daughter, Mia, who has Down syndrome out of the New York Foundling foster care center in Mott Haven last week during a supervised visit.

Prosecutors say Dora Olarte took her daughter, Mia, who has Down syndrome out of the New York Foundling foster care center in Mott Haven last week during a supervised visit. (6/15/15)

THE BRONX - A Bronx mother, accused of abducting her 4-year-old daughter, returned to the borough today to face a judge.

Prosecutors say Dora Olarte took her daughter, Mia, who has Down syndrome out of the New York Foundling foster care center in Mott Haven last week during a supervised visit.

Olarte does not have custody of her daughter, and the disappearance prompted an Amber Alert.

The girl was found safe in Queens, and returned to her foster home.

Olarte is facing several charges, including custodial interference and endangering the welfare of a child.

 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Wells Fargo is rolling out cardless ATMs where 1 Word on the Street: Cardless ATMs
VIDEO: NYPD officers in same precinct discover they 2 VIDEO: NYPD officers in same precinct discover they are sisters
People stood in solidarity and lit candles in 3 Candlelight vigil held for Tinton Ave. shooting victim
4 VIDEO: Extended footage from NYPD Emergency Services Unit graduation
A 46-year-old man was shot in the chest 5 Police: Man shot dead after dispute in the Bronx; suspect in custody

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

The child had been taken during a supervised Police: Mother charged in 4-year-old girl's abduction

The biological mother of an abducted 4-year-old Bronx girl is facing charges, police say. A

Investigators are questioning the security of a Bronx Security questioned at foster center after abduction

Investigators are questioning the security of a Bronx foster care center, after a mother allegedly

The child has been living with a foster Foster mom relieved abducted 4-year-old is safe

The foster mother for a 4-year-old Bronx girl who police say was abducted by her

The missing child has Down syndrome and requires 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

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE