Police search for missing Silver Spring teen

Taylor Howling (Courtesy Montgomery County Police Department)

WASHINGTON – Montgomery County police are searching for a 16-year-old girl who has been missing for a month.

Police say Taylor Lynn Howling of Silver Spring was last seen Jan. 20. She has not had contact with her family since then.

However police received a tip that Taylor was seen recently in the area of West Deer Park Road and North Summit Avenue in Gaithersburg.

She is described as 5-foot-3, weighs about 105 pounds, has brown eyes and black hair. She has a medical condition that requires monitoring.

Anyone with information about Taylor is asked to call the Family Crimes Division at 240-773-5400 or to use the non-emergency, 24-hour police line at 301-279-8000.

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