Missing Student Sought

A 20 year old Virginia Tech student has gone missing. Johnny Roop was last seen at his apartment complex in Merrimac, Virginia. Investigators believe he left the area voluntarily, but they continue to search for him. Authorities say he could be anywhere, even right here in our local area. Roop was driving a black 2018 Toyota Camry with Virginia license plate number TXW6643 and a Virginia Tech flag sticker on the rear window when he went missing. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information or who has seen the car to call 911 or to contact them directly at 540-382-4343.