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Mother of missing Indiana baby says she'll continue search for daughter despite threats

Posted: 11:20 AM, Oct 15, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-15 11:26:20-04
Mother of missing Indiana baby says she'll continue search for daughter despite threats

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The mother of an Indiana infant who has been missing since March says she's been the victim of constant threats , but it won't deter her from searching for her daughter.

Amiah was just 8 months old when she was reported missing back in March and the details surrounding her disappearance have been less than consistent, beginning with the day she was reported missing.

Amiah’s mother, Amber Robertson, reported her daughter missing on March 16. It was later learned that the infant had not been seen since March 9.

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It's now been seven months since the little girl was last seen alive and Amber says she's constantly defending her name while she continues to search for her daughter.

"Everyday I get online to find out that everyone is sitting and saying that I don't care for my daughter, I don't cry over my daughter. That I don't have love for my daughter the way I should or I don't care about my daughter. The things I do for my daughter I do behind closed doors for a reason and that is to hopefully not get as bashed as bad as I do. But I still do," Amber said.

Amber said finding her daughter is still her daily mission, but the search has become even more difficult as the misinformation and threats continue to be hurled her way online and in the public.

"I get threatened that I'm going to be protested at my job. Protested at houses that I'm at. I get threatened that I'm going to get beat up, whatever the case may be and this isn't how it should be. This is a 1-year-old that is missing that would love to be home gets no help from people because they waste their time bashing me," Amber said.

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She says there's not a day that doesn't go by that Amiah isn't on her mind. Even seven months later, her family and friends continue to regularly search areas of the city where the now 15-month-old infant could be.

Even though police have ruled Amiah's disappearance as a homicide, Amber says she has no choice but to continue to believe that her daughter is alive, because the alternative is too hard to even think about.

"I still look for her and right now where she could be, I don't know. I just pray she's with someone who is taking care of her and giving the things that she needs and the help that she needs because she's a 1-year-old who can't do it her self."

Investigators continue to ask for the public's help to locate Amiah. If you have any information on where she could be or what might have happened to her, contact the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.

This story was originally published by Cameron Ridle and Katie Cox at WRTV.