UPDATED: Police: Silver Spring Teen Missing Since Jan. 26

UPDATE: Montgomery County Police tweeted that Maria Eduarda Soares Tavira has been located safe and unharmed.


Original Story:

Detectives from the county’s Special Victims Investigations Division (SVID) are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 16-year-old from Silver Spring.

Maria Eduarda Soares Tavira was last seen on Thursday, Jan. 26, in the 12900 block of Holdridge Road at approximately 7 a.m., according to MCPD.

Tavira is approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 120 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes. She has a nose piercing and was last seen wearing all-black clothing.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Maria Eduarda Soares Tavira is asked to call the police non-emergency number at (301) 279-8000 (24-hour line) or the Special Victims Investigations Division at (240) 773-5400. Callers may remain anonymous.

MCPD Photo and Graphic

Read More:
20-Year-Old Man Sentenced in Fatal Stabbing