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Posted on: February 5, 2021

UPDATE: Frederick Police locate unharmed missing teen


Feb. 9, 2021: Frederick Police have located Janiya Dejanaee Jones, 16, and she is unharmed. The Frederick Police Department thanks the community for their efforts and tips in helping us locate this teen girl. 

Feb. 5, 2021: The Frederick Police Department is seeking community assistance in locating a missing 16-year-old girl. 

The department received a missing persons report for Janiya Dejanaee Jones, 16, on Feb. 3, 2021 after Jones' mother saw her leave their residence in the 500 block of Ellrose Ct. at approximately 6:20 p.m. 

Jones is black female, about 5’09” tall and 150 lbs.  She has long black hair and brown eyes.   She was last seen wearing a white colored Tommy Hilfiger jacket and red sweat pants. Foul play is not suspected in this case. Intel suggests Jones may possibly be in the area of Staghorn Ave. 

Anyone with information can contact Frederick Police Department at 301-600-2102 or Det. Anthony McPeak at with any information.

Those who wish to remain anonymous can contact the department’s tip lines:

  • voicemail at 301-600-TIPS (8477), 
  • text message at 240-674-TIPS (8477),
  • email at

The tip lines and e-mail are not for urgent matters. To reach a dispatcher immediately, please use our non-emergency number: 301-600-2102. Use 9-1-1 for crimes in progress and other emergencies.

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