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Keyword: missing person

UPDATE (May 26, 2017  4:49 p.m.):

Francine Sturms has been found unharmed.

The Baltimore County Police Department thanks everyone who shared her information.

Original release (May 26, 2017  1:21 p.m.):

Police are actively searching the Rosedale area of White Marsh Precinct 9 for a missing elderly woman who walked away from her home in the 8000 block of Old Philadelphia Road around 9:30 a.m. this morning, possibly headed towards MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center.

Francine Sturms (73) suffers from medical conditions that may cause her to become confused or disoriented. She left her home on foot, last seen wearing a black shirt, pink shorts, white socks and tennis shoes. She had previously made statements that she was going to walk to the hospital to see her husband, but he is not hospitalized, and he returned home to find her missing.

Francine is 5'3", 109 pounds, has brown eyes and long hair dyed dark red. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact police at the White Marsh precinct at 410-887-5000 or dial 9-1-1.

UPDATE (May 12, 2017 8:41 a.m.):

Jordan Lazarides was located safe. Thank you for assisting us in finding him quickly.

Original Release (May 12, 2017 7:19 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police are actively searching for a critical missing person this morning. Jordan Paul Lazarides was last seen this morning at approximately 3:30 a.m. He left from the 2500 block of Elesmere Drive in Windsor Mill, 21244 on foot in an unknown direction.

Jordan Lazarides (18) has tan skin, short black hair, is 5'08" and weighs 140 pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt with blue stripes and possibly bl​ue jeans.

Jordan is prescribed required medication, making it urgent that he is located quickly.

 If you see Jordan Lazarides or have any information, please call police immediately at 410-307-2020.

UPDATE (May 8, 2017 8:07 a.m.):

Michelle Coates was located safe in an area hospital in good condition.

Original Release (May 3, 2017 3:31 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are seeking assistance from the community in locating a missing woman from the Woodlawn area.

Michelle Marie Coates (42) was last seen on April 22 in the area of Kafern Drive near Featherbed Lane, 21207. She is 5'2", 215 pounds, with brown hair and eyes. Police are concerned for her well-being as she is in need of daily medication for medical conditions.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020.

Revised September 27, 2016