TRINITY COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Authorities in Trinity County are looking for a 13-year-old runaway who they think is with her mother.
Trinity County Sheriff Woody Wallace said that the girl's name is Mariah Sigler. He said that they believe Sigler is with her mother, Andrea Edgerton.
Wallace said Edgerton, who just got out of the Polk County Jail, doesn't have custody of her daughter. In addition, he said Edgerton hasn't been returning phone calls.
Anyone harboring the girl will be arrested and charged with harboring a runaway, which is a Class A misdemeanor, Wallace said.
"This is not like Mariah. She's happy go lucky, dancing, and singing,"King said.
Mariah Sigler is described as around 5-foot-3 and 105 pounds. She blue eyes and brown hair that she always wears in a high bun on her head.
"Mariah, we love you very much, sister. I want you to come home," King said.
Mariah attended Trinity Middle School, which she has not been to since the end of the fall break. She took belongings with her, including a pair of black Beats headphones and a tablet.
"We're worried sick about you, Papa and Gray and Blue, please come home to us," King said.
The community has come together with hopes to find her. Her grandmother said, she's not in trouble.
"I want to ask everybody if you see Mariah please just tell her to come home," King said.
The Trinity County Sheriff's Office and the Trinity Police Department are investigating this case. They say if you have any information on Mariah's whereabouts to reach out to their offices. The phone number is (936) 642-1424.