DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF) -- The search continues for Cierra Chapman. Chapman was last seen on Dec. 27 in Trotwood leaving her ex-boyfriends' apartment. Law enforcement and rescue agencies searched the Miami Valley on Saturday looking for Chapman.
Leaving the family heartbroken but, they aren't giving up hope on the 30-year-old mother, sister, daughter, and friend. However, her family is longing for answers.
“It's a lot of things going through everybody's mind right now,’ said Tonya Gillard, Chapman’s aunt. “A lot of wondering what's going on, why we here, why this location, questions, and we just want to know answers at this point now.”
The family, Ohio Special Response Team, and other agencies searched. Gillard told Dayton 24/7 Now Clara Faith it’s been stressful for her and the family since her disappearance.
“We're just, she's frustrated because it's been ongoing for such a long time and she's confused. So it's a lot of things going through everybody's mind right now,” Gillard said.
During the search, you could see search dogs, rescue crews, drones, and much more leaving the family hopeful of her recovery.
“We appreciate all the help that we getting from the police officers, from the FBI, from all the different organizations, from the Dock Ellis Foundation, who has been tremendously helpful during this whole, this whole time that we've been doing this search,” Gillard said.
The family is currently caring for Chapman’s son. “He wants his mom, he's used to having her there every day,” Gillard said. “He's used to being able to pick up a phone, and call her or see her or text message her. To have that just snatched away from you in a twinkling of an eye. It is devastating.”
The family continues asking the help from the public.
“Call the Dock Ellis hotline, call the Dayton police Department, just let us know anything,” said Gillard. “We want to bring this, this baby's mom home, and give him some type of peace.”
Chapman is truly missed by her family.
Authorities encourage you to say something if you see something. If you have any information, you're asked to call Dayton Police at 937-333-2677 (333-COPS) or Miami Valley Crime Stoppers at 937-222-7867 (222-STOP). You can also submit a tip through their website.