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Concern for Missing Gaithersburg Teenager (LOCATED)

For Immediate Release: Monday, May 16, 2022

Update: May 17, 2022 -  Betsy Santiago 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 Gaithersburg.  

On Friday, May 13, 2022, at approximately 3:00 p.m., 15-year-old Betsy Santiago was last seen at her residence in the 400 block of Muddy Branch Rd. in Gaithersburg.

Betsy is 5-feet, 8-inches tall and weighs approximately 200 pounds. She has black hair and green eyes. She was last seen wearing a long-sleeved sweater. She has a tattoo on her left forearm with the number 66 and a smiley face.

Police and family are concerned for her welfare.  


Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Betsy Santiago is asked to call the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (24-hour line) or the Special Victims Investigations Division at 240-773-5400. Callers may remain anonymous.

Betty SantiagoBetty Santiago (Original Image)

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Release ID: 22-251
Media Contact: CC 
Categories: missing-person