According to a police affidavit, Mathews said he spotted coyotes in the alley close to the family home, yet, he decides to wait five hours before calling for help.
Perlich said Sherin has not been found, and that the investigation continues in full swing Monday afternoon.
Police said the little girl has developmental issues and limited verbal communication skills. Richardson police also stated that Sherin was adopted from an orphanage in India two years ago, NBC5 reported.
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The Richardson Police Department took to Facebook on Saturday to post a description of the little girl. They also have towed the family auto to search for evidence. According to Sgt. Perlich, police still have no leads. She was last seen wearing a pink top and black pajama trousers, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
"The 3-year-old is Asian, 36" tall, weighs 22 lbs, and has black hair and brown eyes.
The toddler and her family are members of Emmanuel Bible Chapel, Irving. Police were canvassing the area Sunday evening while neighbors were posting new fliers around the neighborhood.
Wesley Mathews (right) was charged with abandoning or endangering a child. His bond was set at $250,000, KXAS reported.