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Concern for Missing Twenty-Nine-Year-Old (LOCATED)

For Immediate Release: Sunday, January 22, 2023

UPDATE: Catherine Michelle Ruano was located safe and unharmed. 

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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 29-year-old from Silver Spring.       

Catherine Michelle Ruano was last seen on Sunday, January 22, 2023, at approximately 4:50 p.m., leaving her parent’s residence on Featherwood St. in Silver Spring. She may be driving a black 2018 Ford Explorer bearing Maryland registration 8EP1533.  

Catherine is approximately 5-feet tall and weighs 160 pounds. She has blue-green eyes and blonde hair. She was last seen wearing a pink and red winter coat and gray sweatpants.  

Police and family are concerned for her welfare.  

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Catherine Michelle Ruano is asked to call the police non-emergency number at (301) 279-8000 (24-hour line). Callers may remain anonymous. 


Catherine Michelle RuanoCatherine Michelle Ruano (Original Image)

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Release ID: 23-043
Media Contact: CC 
Categories: missing-person