Police: Missing Silver Spring Woman Last Seen Jan. 11

UPDATE: Montgomery County Police tweeted that Emily Ann Riley has been located safe and unharmed.

Original Story:

Montgomery County Police seek the public’s help in finding Emily Ann Riley, a 50-year-old woman missing from Silver Spring.

According to an MCPD press release, Riley was last spotted on Thursday, January 11, 2024, in the 900 block of Erie Ave. in Silver Spring. She stands at 5 feet 8 inches, has shoulder-length brown hair, hazel eyes, and wears glasses.

Riley teaches science at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, according to The MoCo Show. On Tuesday evening, Principal Shelton Mooney released the following community message:

Dear Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Families,

I am writing to share information regarding a staff member. Multiple news outlets have shared that Ms. Emily Riley, a science teacher at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, has been reported missing by her family. The press release from the Montgomery County Police Department can be read here and contains all information that is known at this time.

Staff at B-CC have been in contact with both the police and Ms. Riley’s family to express our concern and provide any possible assistance in locating her. If you have any information that may be helpful, please contact the police at 301-279-8000.

We understand that this news may be challenging for some students, staff, and community members to process. The B-CC Counseling department is available to provide support to anyone who requests it. Likewise, the school system is prepared to offer additional support if necessary.

We are very concerned about Ms. Riley and remain hopeful that this situation will have a positive outcome. I will provide an update when additional information is available.

MCPD is asking that anyone with information about the location of Emily Ann Riley to contact the police non-emergency number at (301) 279-8000 (24-hour line). Callers may remain anonymous.

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