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Concern for Missing Seventeen-Year-Old (LOCATED)

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Update: Jennifer Barcenas 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.

Jennifer Barcenas was last seen on Thursday, December 1, 2022, at approximately 2 p.m., in the 1600 block of Northcrest Dr.

Barcenas is approximately 5-feet, 2-inches tall and weighs 100 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a black puffy jacket, black leggings and UGG slippers.

Police and family are concerned for her welfare.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Jennifer Barcenas 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: 22-597
Media Contact: L.N.J.Ivey 
Categories: missing-person