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Concern for Missing Thirty-Three-Year-old (LOCATED)

For Immediate Release: Thursday, January 19, 2023

UPDATE: Meriam Kidanemaryma Bahta has been located safe and unharmed. 


Gaithersburg, MD - Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 3rd District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 33-year-old from Silver Spring.   


Meriam Kidanemaryma Bahta was last seen the morning of Thursday, January 19, 2023, at her residence on Schindler Dr. in Silver Spring. She may be driving a maroon 2013 Honda Civic bearing Maryland registration plates 7EF5237.  


Meriam is approximately 5-feet, 8-inches tall and weighs 150 pounds. She has short black hair and brown eyes.  


Police are concerned for her welfare.     


Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Meriam Kidanemaryma Bahta is asked to call the police non-emergency number at (301) 279-8000 (24-hour line) or the 3rd District Investigative Section at (240) 773-6870. Callers may remain anonymous.  

Meriam Kidanemaryma BahtaMeriam Kidanemaryma Bahta (Original Image)

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Release ID: 23-037
Media Contact: CC 
Categories: missing-person