First grader Faye Swetlik disappeared while playing in yard after school Monday. Authorties are continuing to search.

Search continues for missing 6-year-old South Carolina girl

More than 250 officials are continuing to search for Faye Marie Swetlik, 6, who was last seen playing in her yard in Cayce, South Carolina.

Faye went missing after school about 3:45 p.m. Monday, according to WRDW

The Cayce Department of Public Safety is reaching out on social media for any tips about the first grader, using the hashtag #PrayforFaye.

Faye has strawberry blond hair and blue eyes. She is 3 foot, 10 inches and weighs 65 pounds. On Monday before her disappearance, she wore a black shirt with neon colors, a floral skirt and polka dot boots. Faye also reportedly has a speech impediment and is lactose intolerant. 

Police have contacted all known relatives and are using social media, an active hotline and flyers to spread awareness.

“We will be here until we find Faye. Our work will continue until we determine what happened here.” — Lexington County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Adam Myrick

According to officials, the case does not qualify for an Amber Alert, but her information has been entered into The National Crime Information Center as a missing person.

It hasn’t been reported if anyone was home at the time of Faye’s disappearance. Her family involved the police at 5 p.m. Monday.

Authorities request any tips or relevant surveillance footage be submitted. You can follow the Cayce Department of Public Safety on Twitter or use the hotline at 803-205-4444.

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