UPDATE 12/28/16 – ABC news has reported that Barbara and LaMyra has been found. According to Virginia State Police Public Information Officer Corinne Geller, they were found in the car parked on private property by the owner in Dinwiddie County. Barbara has been taken to the hospital and LaMyra was fine, but taken to the hospital for evaluation.
UPDATE: 12/27/16 – Det. Mike Robinson, in Hamilton Township, New Jersey, told CBS 6 that Barbara’s phone “pinged” from a Sprint cellphone tower South of Petersburg. Police have searched an the area between the Dinwiddie airport and the City of Petersburg. A Virginia State Police spokesman confirmed LEO had searched hotels, rest areas and weigh stations along the interstate that she would’ve driven along.
She stopped at the Exxon station in Ruther Glen on Christmas Eve and asked for directions because the GPS on her cellphone was not working. A surveillance video shows her entering the store, while her granddaughter was left in the car.
Original Story: Barbara Briley, 71, and her granddaughter, LaMyra Briley, 5, have gone missing. They were traveling from Mays Landing, New Jersey to Morven, N.C. and were to arrive on Christmas day, but did not show up, reports NBC 10 News.
They left on Dec. 24, and Barbara was last heard from on Saturday morning when she called from a gas station in Ruther Glen, Virginia.
They left driving a a silver Toyota RAV 4 with a New Jersey license plate of C80-ELS. Barbara is 5’5″ and weighs 215 pounds. LaMyra Briley was last seen wearing gray sweatpants and a gray camo hoodie.
If you have any information on their whereabouts please call Detective Robison at 609-625-2700 ext.578.