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Two 15-year-olds who haven’t been seen since Saturday night left in a vehicle with a 20-year-old woman, Catheryn Denise “Cat” Miller, who is alleged to have robbed a resident of money at Glendale Apartments the same day, according to the Galax Police Department.
The robbery was discovered during the investigation of the missing Galax teens, Gabriella Faith Davis and Emma Lee Padgett.
Gabriella is described as 5’4” tall and 170 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt with “Virginia Girl” on the front.
Emma is described as 5’10” tall and 150 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a black Under Armor hooded sweatshirt.
They and Miller may be traveling in what is described by a witness as a newer model white Toyota pick-up truck.
The teens were reported as missing on Sunday morning. They were last seen by their parents, who believed they were going to watch a movie at Twin County Cinemas. Instead, Davis and Padgett went to Glendale Apartments, police said.
When one of the parents went to pick them up on Saturday night, the teens could not be found at the cinema.
Galax Police Capt. James Cox said they were seen getting in a car with Miller and two Hispanic males at 8 p.m. Saturday, two hours before the robbery. The teens were not seen with Miller during the time of the robbery, which occurred at 10 p.m.
Miller, whose last known address is Hillsville, is described as a white female, 5’3” tall and 285 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. She has a pierced lower lip and a short haircut.
She is native of the Vansant area of Buchanan County. The police department is working with the Buchanan Sheriff’s Office to track leads.
Cox said the teens are believed to be friends with Miller, and there is nothing to indicate that they left with her against their will.
• Anyone with information is asked to contact the Galax Police Department at (276) 236-8101. We will continue following this story and posting updates at www.galaxgazette.com as they become available.