Round Rock police search for missing girls reportedly abducted after mother's death


An Amber Alert was issued Sunday for two girls who may have been abducted by a man who has been named a person of interest in the suspicious death of their mother, Round Rock, Texas, police said.

Officers on Sunday responded to a request for a welfare check at a home located in the 2600 block of Leslie Court.

The missing children were identified as 14-year-old Lilianais Victoria Cake Griffith and 7-year-old Luluvioletta Mariposo Bandera-Margaret.

Terry Allen Miles, 44, is a person of interest in the woman's death and may be connected to the abduction, police said. She also has a stud in her right nose.

Miles has been sighted in northern New Mexico and southern Colorado. I was just glad none of my kids or my wife was here, "said James Reid, a neighbor of Bates and Miles".

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Terry Allen Miles, 44, according to police, may have the children, but it's unclear what his relationship is to the girls. He has brown hair, hazel eyes and wears glasses & has beard. There is also a white sticker on the upper right hand corner of the rear window. Her hair is curly with a bit of blond on top.

Miles might be in route to Louisiana in a grey 2017 Hyundai Accent with Texas license plate number JGH9845, police said. Bandera-Margaret is 4-foot-5 and weighs 75 pounds.

A spokesperson for the Round Rock police department was not immediately available for additional comment when contacted by Fox News on Tuesday.

Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, at 8:30 p.m.: Bates' boyfriend called the Round Rock Police Department anxious because Bates' wasn't responding and neither were her two daughters. RRPD said there wasn't a vehicle at the house and no one opened the door to the home.

Law enforcement officials believe these children to be in grave or immediate danger.