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Concern for Missing Thirteen-Year-Old (LOCATED)

For Immediate Release: Saturday, March 11, 2023

Update: Shania Adams has been located safe and unharmed. 


Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Special Victims Investigations Division are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 13-year-old from Aspen Hill.

Shania Adams was last seen on Friday, March 10, 2023, at approximately 4:15 p.m., in the 3500 block of Pear Tree Ct.

Adams is approximately 5-feet, 2-inches tall and weighs 120 pounds. She has brown eyes and black hair styled in a ponytail. She was last seen a pink bonnet, a black and grey puffy coat, a black t-shirt, black leggings and green Crocs with a bow.

Police and family are concerned about her welfare.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Shania Adams 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.  

Shania AdamsShania Adams (Original Image)

Shania AdamsShania Adams (Original Image)

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Release ID: 23-141
Media Contact: L.N.J.Ivey 
Categories: missing-person