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Concern for Missing Sixteen-Year-Old (LOCATED)

For Immediate Release: Monday, March 20, 2023

UPDATE: Betsy Santiago 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 16-year-old from Gaithersburg. 


Betsy Santiago was last seen on Saturday, March 18, 2023, at approximately 12:15 a.m., in the 400 block of Muddy Branch Rd.  


Santiago is approximately 5-feet, 10-inches tall and weighs 180 pounds. She has brown eyes and shoulder length hair that is dyed purple and was last seen wearing all black clothing. She also has her lip and nose pierced.  


Police and family are concerned for her welfare.  


Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Betsy Santiago 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. 

Betsy Santiago Betsy Santiago (Original Image)

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Release ID: 23-160
Media Contact: L.N.J.Ivey 
Categories: missing-person