Police search for critical missing Gaithersburg woman

Alyona Joy Mayo, 19, was last seen Saturday and has not been in contact with her family since. (Courtesy Montgomery County Police)

WASHINGTON – Police are searching for a critical missing adult from Gaithersburg who has not been seen since Saturday.

Montgomery County Police say Alyona Joy Mayo, 19, left her home in the 7400 block of Rosewood Manner Lane around 12:50 p.m. Saturday to walk to the Goshen Plaza Shopping Center.

Mayo did not return home and has not made contact with family members.

Police say the missing woman functions at the level of an 11 year old.

Mayo was last seen wearing a pink hooded jacket, blue jeans and brown shoes.

She is described as a white female, 5 feet, 6 inches tall, weighing 130 pounds with blond hair and blue eyes.

Police say there is no evidence of foul play, but it is unusual for Mayo not to be in contact with her family or return home.

Anyone with information about Mayo should call the 6th District or the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000.

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