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Posted on: July 16, 2020

UPDATE: Missing Juvenile Male Returned Home


July 20, 2020

Elijah Barnes has returned home, unharmed.  The Frederick Police Department would like to thank those who forwarded our social media posts or press release, or provided information in this case.



July 16, 2020

Frederick Police Seek Help Locating Missing Juvenile Male

FREDERICK, MD – On July 16, 2020, the Frederick Police Department took a missing person report in reference to Elijah Maurice Barnes, a 15 year-old male.  The reporting person had last seen him in the 2500 block of Emerson Drive in Frederick on July 14.  Elijah Barnes is approximately 5 feet, 7 inches tall and about 130 pounds.  He has brown eyes and black hair.

The Frederick Police Department is asking anyone with information about Elijah Barnes’ whereabouts to contact us 24/7 at 301-600-2102. Detective Stephen Radtke is investigating and can be reached at 240-549-4579. Those who wish to remain anonymous can contact the department by voicemail at 301-600-TIPS (8477), by text message at 240-674-TIPS (8477), or by email at The tip lines and e-mail are not intended for urgent matters; if an immediate response is necessary, please use the non-emergency number.

Case Number: 2020-056688

Incident Type: Missing Person

Non-Emergency Number: 301-600-2102

Investigator: Det. Stephen Radtke - 240-549-4579

Information Contact: Lt. Kirk Henneberry – 301-600-6217

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