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Concern for Missing Fifteen-Month-Old Girl

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, April 11, 2017

UPDATE: 4/11/17, 9:00 p.m. - 15-month-old Janel Aaliyah Mercado has been located safe and unharmed.



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Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department - Special Victims Investigations Division are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 15-month-old girl.

Janel Aaliyah Mercado of Aston Manor Drive in the Fairland area was last seen at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, in the company of her father, 26-year-old Terrance Faison, at his residence located in the 5300 block of B Street, Southeast, Washington, D.C.  Family and detectives have been unable to contact or locate Faison since that time.

Janel Aaliyah Mercado is described as an African American female, weighing approximately 20 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

Terrance Faison is described as an African American male, 6’3 tall, and weighing 258 pounds.  He has black hair and brown eyes.

Police and family are concerned for Janel’s welfare.

Anyone who has information regarding the whereabouts of Janel Aaliyah Mercado or Terrance Faison is asked to call 9-1-1.  Callers may remain anonymous.

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Janel Aaliyah MercadoJanel Aaliyah Mercado (Original Image)
Janel Aaliyah MercadoJanel Aaliyah Mercado (Original Image)


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Release ID: 17-106
Media Contact: mcpnews 
Categories: missing-person