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Concern for Missing Fourteen-Year-Old (LOCATED)

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, January 18, 2023

LOCATED: Dewa Salar 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 14-year-old from Bethesda.  

Dewa Salar was last seen on Sunday, January 15, 2023, at her residence in Bethesda.  

Dewa is approximately 5-feet, 5-inches tall and weighs 110 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen carrying a pink backpack and a gray rolling suitcase and wearing a long dark coat with a fuzzy hood and black pants.  

Police and family are concerned for her welfare.  

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Dewa Salar 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.   

Missing Teen: Dewa SalarMissing Teen: Dewa Salar (Original Image)

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Release ID: 23-036
Media Contact: CC 
Categories: missing-person