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Concern for Missing Takoma Park Teenager (Located)

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, May 27, 2020


UPDATE: 5/31/2020:

Sarela 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 Takoma Park teenager.

Sarela Nely Lanza, age 15, of Garland Avenue, has been reported as missing by her family.

Lanza is approximately 5’ 5” tall and weighs approximately 130 pounds.  She has red hair and brown eyes.  Lanza was last seen wearing a hooded sweatshirt and gray pants.

Police and family are concerned for Sarela Lanza’s welfare.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Sarela Nely Lanza is asked to call the Montgomery County Police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (24hrs). Callers may remain anonymous.
Sarela Nely LanzaSarela Nely Lanza (Original Image)


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Release ID: 20-194
Media Contact: Rick Goodale 
Categories: missing-person