WASHINGTON DC (WJZ) — The stepfather of a young girl who went missing more than four years ago says he believes she is still alive.

Relisha Rudd went missing and was believed to be kidnapped by a janitor at a homeless shelter in Washington DC where her family was staying.

She has never been found.

Now, police said they recently searched a system of underground tunnels beneath the building where she went missing.

Police say they got a tip that led them to search the area, but nothing was found.

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