Concern for Missing Teenager
DEPARTMENT OF POLICE
MEDIA SERVICES DIVISION
2350 RESEARCH BOULEVARD ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND 20850-3294
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
February 3, 2011
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Media Services Division, 240-773-5030
Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Family Crimes Division are asking the public for help to locate a teenager who was last seen in Bethesda.
Linwood Ashton, age 16, from Portsmouth, Virginia, was traveling with a caretaker to Baltimore, Maryland. At about 10:30 a.m., the caretaker stopped in the area of 8100 Connecticut Avenue in Bethesda, to allow the juvenile to use the bathroom. After using the bathroom, Ashton became angry with the caregiver, refused to return to the vehicle, and then ran away.
Linwood Ashton is described as an African-American transgender juvenile representing as a female, 5’10” tall, weighing 260 pounds, with brown eyes
. Ashton was last seen wearing a shoulder-length black wig, silver/gold tights, white t-shirt, thin black jacket, tan snow boots, facial make-up, and black stud earrings.
Police and family are concerned because of the young age and certain medical conditions.
Anyone who has information about the whereabouts of Linwood Ashton is asked to call the Montgomery County Police Family Crimes Division at 240-773-5400 or the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000.
|Linwood Ashton||8100 Connecticut Avenue in Bethesda8100 Connecticut Avenue in Bethesda|