The Texas Department of Public Safety has issued an amber alert for the missing 7-year-old girl who was last seen at 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday.
Athena Strand was reportedly last wearing a gray long-sleeve shirt with white flowers, blue jeans with white flowers on the pockets, and brown boots. She also has pierced ears and 2 red birthmarks on her back.
Athena’s last known whereabouts were at her dad’s house located at the 200 Block of County Rd 3573 in Paradise, TX.
Search and rescue teams were last seen searching the Cottondale area.
Any information or sightings should be reported immediately.