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Concern for Missing Silver Spring Teenager (LOCATED)

For Immediate Release: Thursday, February 24, 2022

UPDATE: Winta Mulu Gebreegziabher 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 teenager from Silver Spring.   

Winta Mulu Gebreegziabher, age 16, was last seen on February 23, 2022 at approximately 9:30 p.m. in the 1900 block of Rosemary Hills Drive in Silver Spring . 

Gebreegziabher is described as approximately 4-feet, 11-inches tall, and weighs 91 pounds. She has brown eyes, black hair and wears glasses. She was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, a black zip-up sweater, black tights, white Nike Air Force One sneakers and a black backpack. She was also wearing a pair of black framed glasses with silver sparkles on the arms

Police and family are concerned for her welfare.   

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Winta Mulu Gebreegziabher is asked to call the Montgomery County Police SVID at (240) 773- 5400 or the police non-emergency number at (301) 279- 8000 (24-hour line). Callers may remain anonymous.   



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Release ID: 22-116
Media Contact: L.N.J.Ivey 
Categories: missing-person