Police Locate Missing Kensington Teen (Photo)
UPDATED Police have located Shayla Marie Franklinlocated safe and unharmed.
Montgomery County police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a teen missing from Kensington.
According to police, Shayla Marie Franklin, age 16, of the 11300 block of Connecticut Avenue was last seen on Dec. 17.
Police describe Franklin as a black female, 5’05” tall, and weighing 145 pounds. She has brown eyes and black hair, police said. According to police, Franklin is familiar with public transportation and is known to frequent the District of Columbia.
Police and family are concerned for Franklin’s welfare as she has not been seen or heard from since her disappearance. Additionally, Franklin has a medical condition that needs to be monitored, police said.
Anyone who has information regarding the whereabouts of Shayla Franklin is asked to contact the Montgomery County Police Family Crimes Division at 240.773.5400 or the police non-emergency number at 301.279.8000.