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Concern for Missing 16-Year-Old (LOCATED)

For Immediate Release: Sunday, August 21, 2022

Update: September 2, 2022 - Adele Anderson 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 16-year-old female.

Adele Anderson was last seen at approximately 11:45 a.m., in the 2700 block of Byron Street in Silver Spring.

Anderson is approximately 5-feet tall and weighs 100 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a purple t-shirt, jeans and flip-flops.

Police and family are concerned for her welfare.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Adele Anderson is asked to call the police non-emergency number at (301)279-8000 (24-hour line) or the Special Victims Investigations Division at (240)773-5000. Callers may remain anonymous.

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Release ID: 22-423
Media Contact: CTDurham  
Categories: missing-person