UPDATE: Ashley Yaeni Lara Villanueva has been located safe and unharmed.
Per MCPD: Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Special Victims Investigations Division (SVID) are asking for the public’s assistance in locating, Ashley Yaeni Lara Villanueva, a missing 12-year-old from Wheaton.
Ashley was last seen on Thursday, December 22, 2022, at approximately 6 p.m., in the 10600 block of Glenhaven Drive. Ashley is approximately 5-feet tall and weighs 105 pounds. She has long black hair and brown eyes. Ashley was last seen wearing a black winter jacket, black sweater, gray pants and a green hat. Police and family are concerned for her welfare.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Ashley Yaeni Lara Villanueva 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.