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Concern for Missing 14-Year-Old (LOCATED)

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Update: August 25, 2022 - Joann-Carla Metho 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 14-year-old from Silver Spring.

Joann-Carla Metho was last seen on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, in the 2800 block of Strauss Ter.

Metho is approximately 5-feet, 6-inches tall and weighs 120 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing a black t-shirt.

Police and family are concerned for her welfare.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Joann-Carla Metho 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.

Joann-Carla MethoJoann-Carla Metho (Original Image)

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Release ID: 22-425
Media Contact: L.N.J.Ivey 
Categories: missing-person