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Concern for Missing Silver Spring Woman (LOCATED)

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Update (2/26/20, 5:55 pm): Vanessa Pannell has been located safe and unharmed. 


Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 3rd District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Silver Spring woman.

Vanessa Anise Pannell, age 39, was last seen by a family member this evening at approximately 7:00 at the 7-Eleven convenience store located at 8472 Piney Branch Road in Silver Spring.

Pannell is approximately 5’04” tall and 160 pounds.  She has shoulder-length black hair and brown eyes.  She was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black leggings, and had a floral backpack.

Police and family are concerned for Pannell's emotional welfare.

Anyone who has information regarding the whereabouts of Vanessa Pannell is asked to call the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (24-hour line).

Vanessa Anise PannellVanessa Anise Pannell (Original Image)

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Release ID: 20-093
Media Contact: Rebecca Innocenti 
Categories: missing-person