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Texas girl, 14, abducted, believed to be in grave danger, officials say

Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office believe Willow Sirmans to be with Austen Walker, 21

Willow Sirmans
Willow Sirmans (KSAT)

VAN ZANDT COUNTY, Texas – The Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a 14-year-old girl they believe could be in grave or immediate danger.

Willow Sirmans is described as being white, 3 feet tall, and 75 pounds with strawberry blonde hair and blue eyes. She also has braces.

Authorities said they believe she may have been abducted by Austen Walker, 21, who is described as being white, 5 feet, 9 inches tall and 140 pounds. He has brown hair, green eyes, a tattoo on his left arm, as well as a tattoo and scar on his right arm.

Deputies are also searching for Courtney Odum in connection to the alleged abduction.

Austen Walker and Courtney Odum are considered persons of interest in the disappearance of Willow Sirmans, according to the Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office.
Austen Walker and Courtney Odum are considered persons of interest in the disappearance of Willow Sirmans, according to the Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office. (Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office)

Walker was last heard from in Grand Saline, Texas.

He is believed to be driving a white 2012 Toyota Camry with the Texas license plate LGH 9294, according to deputies. Odum is the owner of the Camry.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Sirmans or Walker can call the Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office at 903-567-4133.

Update Missing/Amber Alert 05-14-20 at 12:37am The Van Zandt County Sheriffs Office, through further investigation has...

Posted by Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, May 13, 2020

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