UPDATE: 4/20/14 – Tamiyah has been found safe, states North Carolina Dept. of Public Safety. There is also more info on the story. Bryant was taking Tamiyah’s mother Elssy Olivares to work with Tamiyah in the car. Around 8 a.m., there was a physical fight and Olivares tried to get out of the car but Bryant would not let her. Then he made her get our of the car on I-40 near Durham and drove off leaving her.
Bryant was charged with assault on a female and communicating threats and first-degree kidnapping.
Previous story: An Amber Alert has been activated by the Durham Police Department for missing Tamiyah Bryant, 10 months from Raleigh.
Investigators said Tamiyah may be traveling with Rodney Bryant, 26, and he was seen traveling on I-40 westbound near Highway 55 in a white 2002 Suzuki Vitara with Wash. plates ACK7454. The car has a missing door handle on the driver’s side.
Rodney is 6 feet tall, 220 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He was wearing a black shirt, green camouflage pants and an orange coat.
Tamiyah has brown hair and brown eyes and is 18″ long and 24 pounds. She was wearing a diaper and a pink shirt.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Durham Police Department at 919-560-4601 or 919-560-4415 or 911.