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Concern for Missing 78-Year-Old Woman (LOCATED)

For Immediate Release: Friday, October 8, 2021

UPDATE: Mingling Chen has been located. She is safe and unharmed. 


Gaithersburg, MD - Detectives from the Montgomery County Police - 5th District Investigative Section are asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing 78-year-old woman.

Mingling Chen was last seen leaving the 1500 block of Forest Glen Road in Silver Spring on the afternoon of Friday, Oct. 8 and may be in the Rockville area, trying to get to D.C.

Chen is 5-feet 2-inches tall and weighs 110 lbs. She was last seen wearing pink pajamas with a Ralph Lauren logo on the top.

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

Anyone who has information regarding the whereabouts of Mingling Chen is asked to call the Montgomery County Police 5th District Investigative Section at 240-773-6237 or the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (24 hrs). 

Mingling ChenMingling Chen (Original Image)

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Release ID: 21-381
Media Contact: Shiera D. Goff  
Categories: missing-person