Crime & Courts

Police seek 2 Gaston teen runaways

Authorities in Gaston County are looking for a 16-year-old girl and 15-year-old boy who apparently ran away together last week.

The Gaston County police said investigators have no idea where the teens are or where they might be headed.

Investigators said Ashley Michaela Broome, 16, of Mount Holly, was last seen Sept. 22 walking away from her home on Hickory Grove Road. She was accompanied by Juan David Londono, 15, of Gastonia, police said.

Londono is described as a white male, 6 feet tall and 150 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. Broome is described as a white female, 5-foot-4 and 125 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes.

Anyone with information in the case is asked to contact police at 704-866-3320.