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Concern for Missing 82-Year-Old Woman with Alzheimer's

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, October 6, 2020

The Montgomery County Department of Police is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Silver Spring woman who has Alzheimer’s.



Petra Escalante-Lerma, age 82, was last seen by family at approximately 9:00 am this morning (October 6) when she left her home in the 13000 block of Connecticut Avenue on foot.

Escalante-Lerma is described as approximately 5’1? tall, weighs approximately 120 pounds, and has brown eyes and gray hair. She uses a wooden cane to walk.  She was last seen wearing a black and white striped sweater, a white turtleneck, and a green skirt. Escalante-Lerma speaks Spanish.

Anyone with information regarding Petra Escalante-Lerma's whereabouts is asked to call the Police Department at 301-279-8000 (24/7 phone line).

Petra Escalante- LermaPetra Escalante- Lerma (Original Image)


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Release ID: 20-384
Media Contact: Rebecca Innocenti 
Categories: missing-person