15-year-old reported missing in Wheaton

WHEATON, MD – Police in Wheaton are asking the public for assistance in locating 15-year-old Emerson Joel Funes Marquez. He was last seen Thursday afternoon in Wheaton.

Family members said Emerson left their home on Lafayette Drive at around 2:30 pm.   

He is 5-feet, 5-inches to 5-feet, 6-inches tall, and weighs approximately 130 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a gray t-shirt, khaki cargo pants and white slides.  

Police and family are concerned for his welfare.  

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Emerson Joel Funes Marquez is asked to call the police non-emergency number at (301) 279-8000 (24-hour line) or the Special Victims Investigations Division at (240) 773- 5400. Callers may remain anonymous. 

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