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Keyword: missing child

UPDATE (February 14, 2018 11:08 p.m.):

Dennis Schaefer has been found and is safe. Thank you to all who shared his information in an attempt to help locate him.

Original Release (February 14, 2018 10:00 p.m.):

Police are searching for a 12-year-old boy reported missing from Overlea this evening and are asking for the public's assistance in locating him.

Dennis Wayne Schaefer 3rd is approximately 5'6", 135 pounds, with short brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and a black jacket when he left for Parkville Middle School around 7:35 a.m. after having an argument with his father. He did not return home on the bus, and although he sometimes walks home to the 100 block of Overlea Avenue he never returned home today. Dennis does not have a history of leaving home. He has no money or phone with him. 

Police are asking anyone who may have information regarding Dennis Schaefer's whereabouts to contact them at 410-307-2020. You can also contact the White Marsh Precinct (9) directly at 410-887-5000.

Police spent much of the night searching for two critical missing juveniles, Kamar Thompson (9) and Esai Jones (11). Kamar Thompson was located earlier this afternoon, but police are still searching for Esai Jones.

The boys were believed to be together when they were last seen around 8:30 p.m. last night in the 3800 block of Washington Avenue. Esai Jones, who resides in the 2700 block of Claybrooke Drive in Windsor Mill, is approximately 5’-10”, 150 pounds, with short brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and blue pants.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Esai Jones contact police by calling 9-1-1 or 410-307-2020.

This case is being investigated by the Baltimore County Police Crimes Against Children Unit.

UPDATE (June 27, 2017 6:15 p.m.):

The girl found wandering around Security Square Mall has been identified and reunited with family. Baltimore County Police thank all who helped to identify her and locate her family.

Original Release (June 27, 2017 4:41 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking help from the public in identifying a girl found in Woodlawn.

Officers located the girl wandering in the area of Security Square Mall. She is approximately 12 years old, but police have no other information regarding her name or where she lives.

If you live in the area of Security Square Mall, please share her photo with your neighbors to see if anyone can help locate her family.

If you recognize her or have any information that may help identify her, please call the Woodlawn Precinct at 410-887-1340.

Revised June 27, 2017