Maine Police: 100 Leads in Missing Toddler Case

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This undated photo obtained from a facebook page shows missing toddler Alya Reynolds. Police in Maine are appealing to the public for help in locating the 20-month-old girl who was last seen Friday night. Waterville Police Chief Joseph Massey held a news conference this afternoon to ask anyone with information about Ayla Reynolds to call police. Ayla's father called police yesterday morning to report that his daughter was not in her bed and couldn't be found. She was last seen sleeping at about 10 p.m. Friday by a family member. (AP Photo/obtained from Facebook)

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Police investigating the disappearance of a 20-month-old girl from her father's home in Maine say they've received 100 tips from the public.

Waterville Police Chief Joseph Massey said Tuesday that 75 law enforcement officials are continuing to search and to investigate the leads in Ayla Reynolds' disappearance, which remains classified as a missing person case.

He said police lowered the level of a stream a few blocks from the father's home so wardens could get a better look. Police were also looking in trash bins in an attempt to leave no stone unturned.

The youngster was last seen Friday night when her father put her to bed. He called police to report her missing the following morning. Ayla's mother, Trista Reynolds, said she's "hoping and praying" that she's OK.



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