Investigators said Tara Bertrand, 39, of Dagsboro, was being investigated on Monday by the Division of Family Services in reference to a child neglect allegation.
That same day, the DFS was awarded custody of her 5-year-old daughter, Kiera.
Police say Tara Bertrand was ordered to appear at a hearing with the girl, but the two never arrived.
Investigators say the whereabouts of Tara and Kiera Bertrand are unknown, but there is a possibility the two may be in or traveling to Pennsylvania.?
Tara Bertrand is wanted for Interfering with the Custody of a Child and Kiera is currently listed as a Missing Child.?
? If anyone has any information on the location of Tara Bertrand and Kiera Bertrand, they are asked to contact Troop 4 at 302-856-5850 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.? The public may also contact the Division of Family Services Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-292-9582.
? Information may also be provided via the internet at www.tipsubmit.com
? Send an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."
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