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Concern for Missing Seventeen-Year-Old (LOCATED)

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Update: Leilani Gonzalez 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 17-year-old from Silver Spring.

Leilani Gonzalez was last seen on Monday, October 31, 2022, in the 1900 block of Randolph Rd.

Gonzalez is approximately 5-feet, 7-inches tall and weighs 120 pounds. She has brown eyes and curly dark red hair. She was last seen wearing an orange hoodie, blue jeans and black tennis shoes and was carrying a grey and green backpack.

Police and family are concerned for her welfare.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Leilani Gonzalez 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.

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Release ID: 22-524
Media Contact: L.N.J.Ivey 
Categories: missing-person