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Concern for Missing Takoma Park Area Juvenile (LOCATED)

For Immediate Release: Friday, January 17, 2020

Update: January 21, 2020 - Sarela Nely Lanza has been located safe and unharmed.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Special Victims Investigations Division are asking the public for help in locating a missing juvenile female from the Takoma Park area.

Sarela Nely Lanza, age 14, was last seen by family at approximately 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 16, when she left her Garland Avenue home on foot.

Lanza is approximately 5?6? tall and weighs 135 pounds. She has red hair and brown eyes.

Police and family are concerned for Lanza’s welfare.

Anyone who has information regarding the whereabouts of Sarela Nely Lanza is asked to call the Montgomery County Police Special Victims Investigations Division at 240-773-5400 or the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (24 hours).

Sarela Nely LanzaSarela Nely Lanza (Original Image)

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Release ID: 20-032
Media Contact: Rick Goodale 
Categories: missing-person