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Concern for Missing Silver Spring Woman (LOCATED)

For Immediate Release: Sunday, October 24, 2021

UPDATE: October 25, 2021 - Vanessa Olalekan was located safe and unharmed


Gaithersburg, MD - Detectives from the Montgomery County Police – 3rd District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 24-year-old woman from Silver Spring.

Vanessa Olalekan was last seen on October 23 at approximately 3:30 a.m., at her residence in the 1100 block of East West Highway of Silver Spring. Olalekan is 5-feet-4-inches tall and weighs approximately 150 pounds. Olalekan has black hair and brown eyes. It is unknown what clothing she was last seen wearing.

Police and family are concerned for her physical and emotional well-being.

Anyone who has information regarding the whereabouts of Vanessa Olalekan is asked to call the Montgomery County Police 3rd District Investigative Section at 240-773-6870 or the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (24 hours).

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Release ID: 21-406
Media Contact: CTDurham 
Categories: missing-person