NC-bound woman and her great-granddaughter vanish during trip
RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Authorities are searching for a missing woman and her great grandchild last seen on Christmas Eve.
The two are from New Jersey but could be in Virginia, according to police.
Authorities say Barbara Briley and five-year-old La Myar Briley were headed to Morven in Anson County, North Carolina from New Jersey, but were last seen about 30 minutes north of Richmond.
Police say Briley stopped at an Exxon gas station in Ruther Glen around 5:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
They have not been heard from since.
Joanna Strange works at the Exxon in Ruther Glen and said she couldn’t believe it when she saw Barbara Briley was missing.
“I can’t believe that I actually physically spent time with her and helped her get to her destination and she didn’t make it,” Joanna Strange said.
While she didn’t remember her name, she said she wouldn’t forget her face.
“The fact that, now, this poor lady is missing is