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Photo of Israel Morales-Chavez, missing from the Dundalk area.Baltimore County Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a critical missing adult man from Dundalk.

Israel Antonio Morales-Chavez was last seen yesterday around 11 a.m. at home in the 1900 block of Ewald avenue, 21222. While it is not unusual for him to leave home unannounced, it is atypical for him not to return home in the evening. He does not drive so he likely left on foot and calls to his cell phone have gone unanswered, leaving friends and family concerned for his safety. Israel was also recently released from the hospital after suffering a serious medical condition which may cause him to become confused, causing further concern for his well-being.

Israel Morales-Chavez is a 42-year-old Hispanic man who speaks broken English, approximately 5'3", 175 pounds, with brown eyes and short black hair and a close-trimmed beard. He was last seen wearing a royal blue sweatshirt with white or light blue stripes, the black baseball cap with a white "Puma" logo as seen in this picture, and black slippers. 

Anyone who may have information on his whereabouts is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020 or the Dundalk Precinct at 410-887-7320.

Around 2:43 p.m. the Baltimore County Crash Investigation Team responded to a crash on North Point Boulevard at Trappe Road involving a Baltimore County school bus. 

The initial investigation determined that a Dodge Stratus traveling southbound on North Point Boulevard struck the mid-point driver side of a Baltimore County school bus carrying 27 students as the bus was making a left turn onto North Point Boulevard from eastbound Trappe Road. The collision caused the occupants of the Dodge to become trapped.

Baltimore County Fire and EMS units responded to the scene. The  driver of the Dodge Stratus, a 25-year-old man, and a passenger, a 26-year-old woman, were transported to an area hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The bus was carrying 1 school bus assistant and 27 students from Patapsco High School. The bus assistant and four students were transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The factors contributing to this crash remain under investigation.

Update 2/1/18 11:00 a.m.

Both girls have been located and are safe. 

Original 2/1/18 10:00 a.m.

Baltimore County Police are currently seeking information to help locate two missing 12-year-old girls from Dundalk who are believed to be together.

Leah Arnesen is missing from the 7300 block of Hughes Avenue, 21219. She is 5’4” and 130 pounds and was last seen wearing a grey, orange and black Orioles jacket with black jeans.

Tatiana Hunt is missing from 6700 block of North Point Road, 21219. She is 5’8" and 146 pounds and was last seen wearing a "Pink" brand black sweatshirt and black jeans with white sneakers.

If you see these girls or have information on their location, please contact police at (410) 307-2020 or Detective Prenger at (443) 468-8815.

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Tatiana Hunt

Revised June 27, 2017