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Harriet Cobb; Courtesy: Virginia State Police Harriet Cobb; Courtesy: Virginia State Police

9:58 p.m., March 14th

Virginia State Police say the search is still ongoing for a missing woman, whose car was found in Bath County.

State Police on Wednesday night, identified the missing woman as 62-year-old Harriet C. Cobb, of Rockingham County.

Investigators found Cobb's 2006 silver BMW 325i near Back Creek on Route 39, about 1/2 mile from Route 600, in the Mountain Grove area.  Officers found no signs of foul play.

Troopers say Cobb was last seen be her family around 2:00 p.m. this past Saturday, March 9th in Rockingham County.

Search teams have looked for Cobb in the air, on the ground, and in various water locations in the Mountain Grove area.

State Police describe Cobb as:

  • 5 ft. 3 in. tall
  • 115 pound
  • Brown, shoulder length hair
  • Brown eyes
  • Last seen wearing a light green shirt, and black plants

If you have any information about Cobb, please call the State Police Salem Division office toll free at 1-800-542-5959.


9:07 p.m., March 11th

Virginia State Police say search teams ended their work for the day around 7:00 p.m.

They will restart in the daylight hours on Tuesday.


3:17 p.m., March 11th

Deputies in Bath County are searching for a 62-year-old Culpeper woman who went missing this morning.

The search is focused on the Mountain Grove area, according to Sheriff's officials.  We are told her silver BMW was abandoned, and found by authorities this morning.

Police say the woman is about 5'3" tall, and weighs about 115 lbs. She was last seen wearing a green shirt and black pants.

Virginia State Police and additional volunteer agencies are assisting in the search. 


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