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Concern for Missing Fifteen-Year-Old (LOCATED)

For Immediate Release: Sunday, January 15, 2023

UPDATE: Mason Chedester 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 Clarksburg.   

Mason Chedester was last seen on Friday, January 13, 2023, at approximately 7:40 a.m., in the 19400 block of Crystal Rock Drive in Germantown.  

Mason is approximately 5-feet, 5-inches tall and weighs 135 pounds. Mason has short brown hair and brown eyes. 

Police and family are concerned for his welfare.  

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Mason Chedester 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.  

Mason Chedester  Mason Chedester (Original Image)

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Release ID: 23-029
Media Contact: CC 
Categories: missing-person