AMBER Alert still active for 2-year-old girl

NOW: AMBER Alert still active for 2-year-old girl

Update: 4:00 p.m. on March 14, 2019

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- It is Day 4 of the frantic search for a 2-year-old girl whose abduction from a Milwaukee neighborhood triggered an AMBER Alert. 

Police are now changing up the details of Wednesday's arrest of Dariaz Higgins, now saying Higgins was arrested at the Midpoint Motel on Appleton Avenue. The motel is several blocks away from 103rd and Silver Spring, where they initially said he was taken into custody. 

Police say the second person arrested in connection with the case was at an apartment building near 52nd and Villard, a good four miles east of the initial location we were told. 

The Milwaukee Police Department has not explained why the information has changed. 

Higgins has been charged with killing Sierra Robinson in a shooting on Monday afternoon. 

Robinson's daughter, 2-year-old Noelani Robinson is still missing. The latest tips have investigators looking at both St. Cloud Minnesota and Ann Arbor, Michigian as possible places where Noelani could be. 

It's unclear when Higgins will make hsi first court appearance. 


Updated: 8:15 p.m. on March 13, 2019

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Police have taken homicide suspect Dariaz Higgins into custody.

Police arrested Higgins in the 5200 block of N. 103rd Street shortly before 1 p.m. on Wednesday.

Higgins was wanted in connection with the homicide of Sierra Robinson that happened on March 11.

A second person was also arrested with Higgins for harboring and aiding a fugitive.

The Amber Alert for 2-year-old Noelani Robinson, daughter of Higgins, remains active.

Anyone with information regarding Noelani's whereabouts is asked to call the Milwaukee Police Department.


Updated: 5:58 a.m. on March 13, 2019

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The FBI says it is assisting Milwaukee Police in the investigation.


Updated: 6:00 p.m on March 12, 2019

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Police are asking the man accused of abducting a 2-year-old to drop her off at a safe place and requesting that the public continue getting the word out on social media. 

Noelani Robinson is believed to be with 34-year-old Dariaz Higgins. Higgins has been charged with the death of the girl's mother, Sierra Robinson. Sierra Robinson was killed in a shooting Monday afternoon near 91st and Mill. Another woman was also shot and taken to the hospital. 

"Sierra was a lovely, kind lady. She always saw the good in people," said Shapayl Parker.

Parker shared today that her 28-year-old sister who was the other victim in the 91st and Mill Rd shooting is fighting for her life in the hospital. Parker believe she will pull through, and says she is alert.

"She was young. My sister and her did not deserve this," said Parker.

Parker says she met Higgins once. He went to her son's birthday party in February. Her family has found the ordeal especially hurtful, knowing that he ate dinner at their table and then shot their family member a month later.
Parker said her most important message was this, for Higgins:

"I'm asking you personally if you have any kind of decency left in you, please bring this baby back home safe."

In a press conference Tuesday evening, Milwaukee Police asked the public to continue sharing the photos of Noelani and Higgins, hoping that someone will recognize them and they will be able to bring the child home safely. They also asked Higgins to drop the little girl off someplace safe like a family member's house, fire station, or a hospital. 

Higgins is considered to be armed and dangerous and his whereabouts are unknown. If you have any information, please call 911 or 414-935-7022.


Updated: 12:27 p.m. on March 12, 2019

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Police say Dariaz Higgins is wanted in connection to the murder of Sierra Robinson and the abduction of Noelani Robinson.

Police say Higgins was last seen driving a black or dark blue SUV.


Posted: 9:36 p.m. on March 11, 2019

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- An AMBER alert has been issued for a 2-year-old girl last seen in the Milwaukee area. 

Noelani Robinson was last seen with 34-year-old Dariaz Higgins, also known as Dariaz Taylor or Dariaz Lewis. He is said to be driving a black SUV. According to investigators, Higgins did not return Robinson to her mother as planned. 

It's unclear what Robinson is wearing. 

Higgins is said to be armed and dangerous. Anyone who knows of his or Robinson's whereabouts is asked to not make contact with Higgins and call 911 immediately. 

According to Milwaukee Police, it could be connected to a deadly shooting on Milwaukee's north side Monday afternoon.  

This is a developing story. Stay with CBS 58 on air and online for updates. 

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