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Concern for Missing Teen from Adelphi (LOCATED)

For Immediate Release: Friday, August 27, 2021

Update: September 1, 2021 - Dulce Maria Ortiz has been located safe and unharmed. 


Gaithersburg, MD - Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Special Victims Investigations Division (SVID) are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile female.


Dulce Maria Ortiz, age 13, was last seen leaving Eastern Middle School at 300 University Boulevard East on
Wednesday August 25
 around 6 P. M.  


Dulce Maria Ortiz is approximately 5’ 2” tall and weighs 135 pounds. She has shoulder length black hair and brown eyes.  Dulce was last seen wearing an orange t-shirt, black athletic shorts, and knee-high black socks.  


Police and family are concerned for her welfare.

Anyone with information about Dulce Maria Ortiz’s whereabouts is asked to call the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (24-hour line).

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Release ID: 21-322
Media Contact: Shiera D. Goff 
Categories: missing-person