Update: Dakota Lilian Nicole Smith 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 Dakota Lilian Nicole Smith, a missing 14-year-old. Smith was last seen on Sunday, March 19, 2023, at approximately 1:20 a.m., in the 20100 block of Loading Rock Place of Montgomery Village. Smith is believed to be in the Germantown area, driving a silver 2011 Chevy Malibu bearing MD tag 5BA4544.
Smith is approximately 5-feet, 5-inches tall and weighs 135 pounds. She has brown eyes and black hair. She was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and unknown-colored pants. Police and family are concerned for her welfare. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Dakota Lilian Nicole Smith 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.