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Concern for Missing Woman

For Immediate Release: Thursday, October 11, 2018

Update: November 15, 2018: Bernadette Arrington has been located safe and unharmed.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department - Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing woman.

Bernadette Arrington, age 49, was last known to be a resident of the Laytonsville  (Safe) Haven Shelter located at 5834 Riggs Road in the Laytonsville area.  She left the shelter on August 10, 2018, and said she would return in a couple of days.  Shelter staff spoke to Arrington in late August via telephone and Arrington stated that she would return to the shelter.  Shelter personnel have not been able to contact her since that time and have reported her as missing to the police.

Arrington is described as an African American female, 5' 3? tall and weighing 145 pounds.  She has brown eyes and black hair.

Police and shelter personnel are concerned for Arrington's physical and emotional welfare.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Bernadette Arrington is asked to call the Montgomery County Police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (available 24 hours). Callers may remain anonymous.

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Release ID: 18-437
Media Contact: mcpnews 
Categories: missing-person