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Concern for Missing Sixteen-Year-Old (LOCATED)

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, January 10, 2023

UPDATE: Christopher Sanchez 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 16-year-old from Silver Spring.

Christopher Sanchez was last seen on Wednesday, January 4, 2023, at approximately 1:15 p.m., in the 8400 block of 11th Ave.

Sanchez is approximately 5-feet, 10-inches tall and weighs 155 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.   It is not known what he was last seen wearing.

Police and family are concerned for his welfare.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Christopher Sanchez 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: 23-020
Media Contact: L.N.J.Ivey 
Categories: missing-person