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Missing toddler left near coyote-infested alley as punishment, police say

Missing toddler left near coyote-infested alley as punishment, police say

An Amber Alert for the girl remained active on Monday. Without a suspect description or vehicle, the alert system was discontinued, according to law enforcement in Texas.

Police believe this child to be in grave or immediate danger.

The little girl has not been located. They wouldn't say how they are reconciling information put out by police and the man they went to church with. The tree is across an alley from the home. They also noted that the back of the home faces train tracks. In spite of the darkness, her father said he was disciplining his child over the milk she refused to drink.

Sherin went missing after her father allegedly told her to stand by a tree near an alley outside their home in Richardson as punishment for not finishing her milk, Perlich was quoted as saying by the Houston Chronicle.

Police in Richardson are searching for Sherin Matthews.

Child Protective Services is working with police on the investigation. Authorities have no leads on the toddler's whereabouts. The police arrested Mathews on Saturday evening. He has since been released on a $250,000 bond.

Sherin Mathews is three years old, three feet tall, and she weighs just 22 pounds. "If we didn't find her, I don't know how to put a timeline on that, but it certainly wouldn't be five hours".

Mathews is described as having Asian or Pacific skin, black hair and brown eyes. She suffers from developmental issues and has limited verbal communication skills.

The small girl, who was last seen wearing black leggings with a pink shirt and pink sandals, has not been seen since then. Some of those partners include: The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Search One - Rescue Team, F.B.I., U.S. Marshals, The Texas Department of Public Safety and various local police departments.