Biological Mother of Missing Girl Told by Police Not To Get Her Hopes Up

AUGUST 18, 2004 - Posted at 1:21 p.m. CDT

GILMORE, AR - The biological mother of the missing girl in Crittenden County says police have told her that she should not get her hopes up.

Searchers are out again today in the hunt for seven-year-old Patricia Miles, now using boats and helicopters.  But officials won't say exactly where they are searching or why they are using their current methods.

The missing girl's biological mother, also named Patricia Miles, said police had some questions for her this morning.  During the visit, Miles said officers said they didn't want her to become too hopeful.

K8 News has two crews at the scene in Gilmore and will have reports tonight at 5 and 6.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)