Police Need Your Help Locating Missing Bethesda Teen (PHOTO)



Detectives from the Montgomery County Special Victims Investigations Division are asking the public to help locate a missing Bethesda teen.

According to a news release, Tejin (pronounced Taa-gin) Thomas, age 17, of Belvoir Drive in Bethesda, was last seen at his home Sunday, Jan. 3rd. It is believed that Thomas used Uber to leave his home.

Police describe Thomas as 5’8″ tall, 125 pounds with brown eyes and short black hair. He was last seen wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, blue pants, and carrying a duffel bag.

The news release also states that Thomas left messages that contained suicidal statements before leaving his home on Sunday. Police and family are concerned for Thomas’s emotional and physical welfare. He has not been heard from since Jan. 3rd. Police are attempting to locate the Uber driver who drove Thomas from his home Jan. 3rd.

Anyone who has information regarding the whereabouts of Tejin Thomas is asked to call the Montgomery County Police Special Victims Investigations Division at 240.773.5400 or call the police the non-emergency line; 301.279.8000.

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Maureen Chowdhury

About Maureen Chowdhury

Maureen Chowdhury is a multimedia journalist with Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at mchowdhury@mymcmedia.org and on Twitter at @MediaMaureen. Maureen authors the blog Sound Check on MyMCMedia.


One Response to “Police Need Your Help Locating Missing Bethesda Teen (PHOTO)”

  1. On January 7, 2016 at 9:27 am responded with... #

    Tejin is a giel not a boy.. and as one journalist to another.. I urge you to follow up on your piece.
    Good luck..

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