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Concern for Missing Fifteen-Year-Old (LOCATED)

For Immediate Release: Friday, January 6, 2023

Update: Damary Hernandez 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 15-year-old from Silver Spring.

Damary Hernandez was last seen on Wednesday, January 4, 2023, at approximately 6:50 p.m., in the 20 block of Valleyfield Ct.

Hernandez is approximately 5-feet, 1-inch tall and weighs 115 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes. She also has a tattoo of a heart on her right rib. Hernandez was last seen wearing a black hoodie sweatshirt, white tank top, black jeans and grey Jordan sneakers.

She may be traveling with missing teen Allison Espinales.

Police and family are concerned for her welfare.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Damary Hernandez 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: 23-014
Media Contact: L.N.J.Ivey 
Categories: missing-person