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Concern For Missing Gaithersburg Woman

For Immediate Release: Saturday, November 5, 2016

UPDATE:  Lauren Smith was located early Sunday morning (November 6) in the District of Columbia.  She has been reunited with family.  MCP and family thank the public and media for their assistance in publicizing this case.

Detectives from the 6th District Investigative Section are asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing 18-year-old female from Gaithersburg.

Lauren Lightfoot Smith left her home in the 10700 block of Wayridge Drive in Gaithersburg on Friday, November 4 at approximately 5:00 p.m.  She told her parents she was walking to a friend's home on the same street but she did not arrive to that location.

Smith is described as a white female, 5’10” tall, and weighing 110 pounds.  She has light brown hair and blue eyes.  At the time she walked away from the residence that she shares with her parents, she was wearing a gray jacket, dark pants, and white shoes.

Smith was released from a medical facility on November 2 and does not have her medication with her.  Police and family are concerned for her emotional and physical welfare.  Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Lauren Smith is asked to contact the Montgomery County Police at 301.279.8000

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Release ID: 16-305
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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