A 9-year-old girl who disappeared during a wedding ceremony in the Alps is being searched for by the French police in the wood and streams, in addition to questioning people around when the incident occurred.

The pictures and description of the girl has been uploaded and tweeted across France since the event occurred and also a kidnapping investigation has been opened by the local prosecutors.

Some 150 police divided themselves on Wednesday morning to broaden their search around the town of Pont-de Beauvoisin. Divers, search dogs, volunteer citizens and helicopters are also helping the search, the national gendarme service stated.

Two hundred and fifty people are been questioned by the police, including those who were present at the wedding, and other two parties in town on Saturday night, Le Parisien newspaper reported.

The girl has been publicly identified only by her first name, Maelys.