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Concern for Missing White Oak Area Man (UPDATED)

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Update: July 12, 2019: This missing person case is closed.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 3rd District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing White Oak area man.

Melvin Dowling, age 76, was last seen leaving the Cadia Healthcare facility located at 12325 New Hampshire Avenue on July 2 at approximately 6:30 p.m.

Dowling is described as an African American male, approximately 6’2” tall, and weighing 185 pounds.  He is bald and has brown eyes.

Dowling is possibly attempting to travel to Washington, D.C.

Police and family members are concerned for Dowling's physical welfare.

Anyone with information in reference to the whereabouts of Melvin Dowling 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: 19-241
Media Contact: Rebecca Innocenti 
Categories: missing-person