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Teen From Germantown Found

GERMANTOWN, Md. (WUSA) -- One of the two teenage girls from Germantown who were reported missing has been found, say Montgomery County Police.

Police say 14-year-old Lumnwi Audrey Awasom and 16-year-old Sophonie Aristide were last seen Dec. 21. They were believed to be traveling together, police say.

Aristide returned home safe and unharmed on Dec. 23.

Awasom is described as a black female, 5'05" to 5'06" tall, weighs 130 pounds, has brown eyes, and shoulder length black hair. She was last seen wearing a green and gray jacket, black pants, and sneakers.

Anyone who has any information about Awasom's whereabouts should call the Montgomery County Police Family Crimes Division at 240-773-5400 or the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000.

Tank Used For Toys For Tots Runs Out Of Gas

Tank Used For Toys For Tots Runs Out Of Gas

WASHINGTON (WUSA) -- If you saw a military tank on Route 118 in Germantown, Md. this evening you didn't imagine it.

A viewer sent us a tweet about seeing a military tank on Route 118. When we checked it out, Montgomery County police confirmed there was a tank and that it was being used by the Marines as a part of their Toys for Tots campaign and apparently ran out of gas.

Officers called into communications to find out the best way to get fuel to the tank.

Montgomery County's 311 Online and Telephone System Reaches Six-Month Milestone

Montgomery County's 311 Online and Telephone System Reaches Six-Month Milestone

Survey: 72 percent of Users Satisfied or Extremely Satisfied

  Six months after Montgomery County’s 311 online and telephone information system launched on June 17, calls coming into the system continue to increase.  Call volume peaked in August with almost 57,000 calls received.  The 311 web portal, which allows residents to find answers and check on the status of service requests, has consistently averaged 25,000 views per month.

Bank Robbed Twice In One Week

GERMANTOWN, Md. (WUSA) -- Police and federal officials are looking for a man who robbed a bank twice, in the same week.

The Bank of America on Germantown Road in Germantown is the center of the investigation, police said.

A man wearing a mask and sunglasses drove up to the teller window and demanded cash Friday at around 4:30 p.m., police said. He got away with an undisclosed amount of money.

The same bank was robbed Monday, December 13, by a man wearing a bag and sunglasses over his head when he drove up to the window.

The suspect is driving a a beige or tan Toyota four-door sedan, police said.

Anyone who has information about this suspect is asked to call the Major Crimes Division Robbery Section at 240-773-5100.

Tracking Snow Plows Online This Winter

Tracking Snow Plows Online This Winter

ROCKVILLE,  Md. (WUSA) -- Montgomery County officials today announced the launch of a new, online tool that will make it easier for residents to decide when to safely venture out following a snowstorm. 


The map tool will show the progress of snow plows throughout the County and indicate when emergency roads, primary neighborhood streets and neighborhood streets have been cleared. A zoom feature allows residents to focus on the plow status of their immediate neighborhood and surrounding streets and then zoom out to check on an entire trip route.

Bank Robber Uses Drive-Thru Window

GERMANTOWN, Md. (AP) -- Montgomery County Police say a bank in Germantown was robbed when the suspect drove up to the teller window.

It happened Monday about 6:50 p.m. at the Bank of America. Police say the suspect drove to the teller window and announced a robbery. He was given an undisclosed amount of cash.

No weapon was displayed.

About 600 Protest Germantown Abortion Clinic

About 600 Protest Germantown Abortion Clinic
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