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Police: Abducted Texas girls may have been spotted in S. Colorado, N. New Mexico

Posted at 7:01 AM, Jan 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-02 09:04:38-05

DENVER – Authorities say two abducted Texas girls who are the subject of an Amber Alert may have been spotted in southern Colorado or northern New Mexico.

Police in Round Rock, Texas issued the alert after Lilianais Victoria Cake Griffith, 14, and Luluvioletta Mariposo Bandera-Margaret, 7, were abducted and their mother, Tonya Bates, was found dead inside a home in Round Rock. Police believe Bates’ roommate, Terry Allen Miles, 44, took the girls.

KVUE-TV reports police initially believed the group to be headed for Louisiana, but on Monday, officers said they may have been seen in northern New Mexico and possible southern Colorado.

Griffith is described as being 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing 100 pounds with brown eyes, a stud on the right side of her nose and braces. Bandera-Margaret is 4 feet 5 inches tall and 75 pounds with curly brown hair and brown eyes.

Miles is 6 feet, 2 inches tall and weighs 200 pounds. He has hazel eyes, wears glasses and has a beard. He was last seen driving a gray 2017 Hyundai Accent with Texas license plate JGH 9845.