The Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office has issued an Amber Alert for missing 14-year-old girl Willow Sirmans.
They are also searching for Austen Walker, 21, who is a suspect. He is 5’9″ and has green eyes, a tattoo on his left arm and a scar on his right arm. Investigators believe Walker abducted Willow.
Willow Sirmans is 3′ tall and weighs 75 lbs. She has strawberry blonde hair and blue eyes with braces on her teeth.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Willow Sirmans, 14, was last seen around 10 p.m. Monday in the 3000 block of Van Zandt County Road 1712 in Grand Saline.
Around 1 a.m. Thursday, Van Zandt County Sheriff’s officials named a second “person of interest” and vehicle description in a Facebook update.
The post said officials are now looking for, “a white 2012 Toyota Camry, displaying Texas License Plate LGH 9294.”
VZCS named “Courtney Odum,” the owner of the white sedan, as a second “person of interest” in the case.
In the comments section of their early morning post, VZCS left this picture of Odum. Officials did not release how she may be connected to Walker or Sirmans.
“Information obtained at the time of the report did not meet the criteria to issue an Amber Alert,” a news release stated.
“Additional information has been obtained pursuant to the Investigation which led to the eventual issuance of the Amber Alert.”
According to the sheriff’s office, they were unable to located the girl after investigating several leads on Tuesday.
“Van Zandt County Deputies also enlisted assistance from the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office who checked residences in Henderson County in an attempt to locate Sirmans.”
If you have any information, call the Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office AT (903) 567-4133.