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Concern for Missing 13-Year-Old from Bethesda (LOCATED)

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, November 8, 2022

UPDATE : Jayleen Chavez 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 Jayleen Chavez, a missing 13-year-old from Bethesda.  

Chavez was last seen on Monday, November 7, 2022, at approximately 1:19 p.m., in the 10300 block of Strathmore Hall Street in Bethesda.  

Chavez is approximately 5-feet tall and weighs 110 pounds. She has brown eyes, brown hair and a piercing in her nose. She was last seen wearing a gray sweater and blue, black and gray cargo pants. She was last seen carrying a blue backpack.  

Police and family are concerned for her welfare.  

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Jayleen Chavez 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: 22-535
Media Contact: CTDurham 
Categories: missing-person