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Concern for Missing Wheaton Area Teenager (LOCATED)

For Immediate Release: Thursday, March 18, 2021

Update: March 22, 2021 - Diego Walter Flores has been located safe and unharmed.


Detectives from the Montgomery County Police - Special Victims Investigations Division are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teenager from the Wheaton area.  

Diego Walter Flores, age 17, of Littleton Street, was last seen by family at his home on Sunday, March 14, just after midnight.

Flores is approximately 5'6” tall and weighs 145 pounds.  He has brown eyes and black hair.  Flores was last seen wearing a black jacket, jeans, and gray and white sneakers.  Flores may be driving a gold Honda Civic.

Police and family are concerned for Flores’ welfare.  At this time, there is no foul play suspected in this missing person case.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts Diego Walter Flores is asked to call the Montgomery County Police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (24-hour line). Callers may remain anonymous.

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Release ID: 21-105
Media Contact: Sergeant Rebecca Innocenti 
Categories: missing-person