Kandyce Matos (left) and her sister Karmen (right) are missing. Photo from Montgomery County Police Department.

UPDATE from Police This Morning: Girls Found Safe, Unharmed

Montgomery County police are searching for two sisters missing from their home on Hunters Gate Court, near the intersection of Calverton Boulevard and Cherry Hill Road.

Kandyce and Karmen Matos were last seen by their parents at about 11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4 and when they went to check on the girls the next morning, they were gone, according to a press release.

“Kandyce is described as an 11-year old black female, 5 feet 4 inches tall, and weighing 137 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes.

“Karmen is described as a 16-year old black female, 5 feet 5 inches tall, and weighing 160 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes,” the release said.

Both girls are said to be frequent visitors to the Westfield Wheaton Mall, the Bel Pre area, Washington, D.C. and Prince George’s County.

Anyone with information about the two girls should call the Special Victims Investigations Division at 240.773.5400, or the police non-emergency number at 301.279.8000, which is available at all times.

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County Police Searching for Missing Silver Spring Sisters

County Police Searching for Missing Silver Spring Sisters

Mike Diegel

Co-Founder/Editor at Source of the Spring
Mike Diegel, a founding member of Source of the Spring, is a Silver Spring advocate who has been appointed by the county executive to several committees and task forces. He currently is a member of the Silver Spring Arts & Entertainment District Advisory Committee. His background is in journalism and he earned a bachelor of arts in communications from McDaniel College. He is self-employed as a communications consultant and is an active volunteer with Appalachian Great Pyrenees Rescue. He has lived for more than 20 years in Northwood/Four Corners with his wife Trish and multiple Great Pyrenees dogs. He is better known around Silver Spring as the Guy with the Big White Dogs.
County Police Searching for Missing Silver Spring Sisters