UPDATE 2/27/22 6:56 a.m. — Montgomery County Police tweeted that Winta Mulu Gebreegziabher has been located safe and unharmed.
UPDATE: Winta has been located safe and unharmed. Thank you for sharing!
— Montgomery County Department of Police (@mcpnews) February 26, 2022
Detectives from the county’s Special Victims Investigations Division (SVID) are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing teenager from Silver Spring.
“Winta Mulu Gebreegziabher, age 16, was last seen on February 23, 2022 at approximately 9:30 p.m. in the 1900 block of Rosemary Hills Drive in Silver Spring,” reads an MCPD news release.
“Gebreegziabher is described as approximately 4-feet, 11-inches tall, and weighs 91 pounds. She has brown eyes, black hair and wears glasses. She was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, a black zip-up sweater, black tights, white Nike Air Force One sneakers and a black backpack. She was also wearing a pair of black framed glasses with silver sparkles on the arms.
“Police and family are concerned for her welfare. Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Winta Mulu Gebreegziabher is asked to call the Montgomery County Police SVID at (240) 773-5400 or the police non-emergency number at (301) 279-8000 (24-hour line). Callers may remain anonymous.”
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