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Concern for Missing Silver Spring Teenager (LOCATED)

For Immediate Release: Friday, August 13, 2021

Update: August 30, 2021 - Yessica Vasquez Romero has been located safe and unharmed.


Gaithersburg, MD - Detectives from the Montgomery County Police - Special Victims Investigations Division (SVID) are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 14-year-old female from Silver Spring.


Yessica Vasquez Romero was last seen on Tuesday, August 3, on the grounds of Leleck Elementary School.

Vasquez Romero is described as a white female, approximately 5 feet tall and weighs approximately 130 pounds. She has blue eyes and brown hair.


Police and family are concerned for her physical and emotional welfare. 


It is believed that Vasquez Romero is staying somewhere in the Southampton Drive neighborhood. 


Anyone who has information regarding the whereabouts of Yessica Vasquez Romero is asked to call the Montgomery County Police SVID at 240-773-5400 or the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (24hrs).


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Release ID: 21-297
Media Contact: C Durham 
Categories: missing-person