'No evidence' that Diana is still in the area

Posted at 10:34 AM, Jun 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-01 10:56:08-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- As several agencies continue their search for 9-year-old Diana Alvares, authorities say that so far there is "no evidence" showing that the girl is still in the area.

According to the Lee County Sheriff's Office, a "massive and exhaustive search" of the area around Diana's San Carlos Park home has turned up empty.

However, authorities say leads are still coming in and other investigative avenues are still being pursued.

Diana is a Hispanic female, 4'4”, 95 lbs., dark hair, brown eyes, and has two scars on one of her legs.  She was last seen wearing an unknown color shirt, blue bottoms, unknown shoes, and may be carrying a green blanket with flower print.

She has been missing since early Sunday morning.

Anyone with information should call the Lee County Sheriff's Office at (239) 477-1000. Or, to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000, call Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS. Tips may also be made online at or by texting a tip to CRIMES(274637) keyword: REWARD

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