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Detectives Seek Public's Assistance in Locating Missing Bethesda Man (LOCATED)

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, October 2, 2019

UPDATE: October 3, 2019 - Fernando Ponce has been located safe and unharmed.


Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 2nd District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Bethesda man.

Fernando Ponce, age 81, was last seen on Bethesda Avenue in Bethesda at approximately 9:30 a.m., on October 2, 2019.  Ponce was wearing blue pants with a light blue shirt and a gray suit jacket.

Family members believe that Ponce had taken the Metro to the Library of Congress but never returned.

Ponce is 5'7" inches tall and weighs in at approximately 150 pounds.  He has gray hair.

Police and family are concerned for Ponce's welfare.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Fernando Ponce 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: 19-384
Media Contact: mcpnews 
Categories: missing-person