Tuesday, March 11 2014 3:12 PM EDT2014-03-11 19:12:43 GMT
Authorities continue to search for missing 2-year-old girlMore >>
The Federal Bureau of Investigation announced Monday it broadened its investigation into the disappearance of a 2-year-old girl. The search will now include the Memphis area. A $20,000 reward is being offered.More >>
(WMC-TV) - Police investigated a report that missing 2-year-old Myra Lewis was seen Tuesday at Discovery Inn, which is a South Memphis motel.
At least three people reported who they believed was missing Myra Lewis. Police say a motel worker reported seeing a man with the little girl.
Myra has been missing since Saturday, March 1 after her mother said she went grocery shopping.
She went missing out of Camden, Miss. in Madison County. The FBI expanded the search for her to the Memphis area Monday night. A $20,000 reward is now being offered in the case.
Investigators have not found the little girl as of Tuesday evening, and the reported sighting is now in the hands of the FBI. The FBI released the following statement:
"We are following up on any reported sightings. If anything develops we will get that info out."
The possible sightings in Memphis are not the only ones; authorities have reportedly fielded calls from as far away as Washington state.
The motel owner said in addition to questioning, police collected surveillance video from the premises.