A Texas woman who told police she left her toddler daughter alone for a few minutes on Sunday at a College Station park has been arrested, while police continue to search for the little girl.
According to authorities in Brazos County, 21-year-old Tiaundra Kae Christon was arrested Monday morning and charged with child endangerment after her 2-year-old daughter, Hazana Anderson, disappeared early morning Sunday at Gabbard Park. She’s also been charged with making a false report to police/law enforcement employee. Police didn’t specify the details involving the false report charge.
As CrimeOnline previously reported, Christon said she left Hazana in her stroller at around 8 a.m. on Sunday, then went to her car in a nearby parking lot to get a bottle. When she returned a few minutes later, Hazana was missing. Police combed the park thoroughly on Sunday but didn’t locate her.
Search efforts to find Hazana expanded Sunday night to include surrounding neighborhoods.
Hazana is a black female who stands three feet tall and weighs around 28 pounds. She has brown eyes, black hair, and has a dark birthmark on her left big toe. She was last seen wearing a black “girl squad” shirt, cream pants, an olive green jacket, a purple beanie and pink shoes.
Fishermen in the area on Sunday morning told police they heard the little girl’s mother screaming for her daughter. Christon spent most of the day Sunday at the police station. The little girl’s father, Brodrick Anderson, spent Sunday at the park trying to find his daughter.
Anyone with any information on Hazana’s whereabouts is urged to contact authorities at 979-764-3600.