Gaston County police have put on hold for the night the search for a 3-year-old girl who was last seen at her home Monday afternoon.
Jordan Ann Dumont was last seen at about 1 p.m. at her home in the 1900 block of Bess Town Road in Bessemer City, police said. The child’s caretaker realized she was missing and called 911 shortly after 3 p.m.
WBTV, the Observer’s news partner, reported that the caretaker was the boyfriend of the child’s mother. Police said they believe the boyfriend was asleep and that Jordan Ann was one of two children in the home, WBTV reported. The other child is accounted for.
The investigation is continuing.
Jordan Ann is about 3 feet 2 inches with curly, blond, shoulder-length hair and blue-green eyes. She was last seen wearing a white shirt with Mickey or Minnie Mouse on the front and blue jean shorts.
WBTV reported that multiple agencies and a police helicopter searched for Dumont until around 10:30 p.m., when the search was called off for the night. It will resume first thing Tuesday morning.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Gaston County Police at 704-866-3320 or Crimestoppers at 704-861-8000.