Vinton woman found safe

Published: Sep. 23, 2023 at 12:39 PM EDT
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: Kathryn Dooley has been found safe according to the Roanoke Police Department as of Sunday.

ORIGINAL STORY: Vinton Police are in search of a missing Vinton woman last reported seen at her home Monday, September 18.

Kathryn Dooley, 35, is described as a white woman with blonde hair and brown eyes, 5′2″ and 130 pounds. Police say Dooley has several tattoos, including one on her left rib, left arm, and one on her back.

Dooley’s dog, a black and white Australian Shepard, is reported missing and officers say Dooley also left her possessions behind.

According to police, it is believed Dooley could be in danger or distress.

Anyone with information regarding Dooley’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Vinton Police Department at (540)-562-3265.

Friends of Dooley are organizing a prayer vigil at the Vinton Farmer’s market at 6 p.m. on Sunday.