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MISSING: 14-year-old Wheaton teen


WHEATON, Md. (WUSA9) -- Montgomery County police need your help locating a missing teenage girl from Wheaton.

Police say 14-year-old Alexandra Lexus Innis was last seen near her residence in the 4000 Block of Peppertree Lane on July 30.

Alexandra is described as a black female, 5'06" tall, 160 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair with the right side shaved. She has a birthmark on her stomach. Alexandra was last seen wearing a grey v-neck t-shirt, light blue skinny jeans and pink flip-flops.

Police and family are concerned for her welfare.

Anyone who has information regarding the whereabouts of Alexandra Lexus Innis is asked to call the Montgomery County Police Special Victims Investigation Division at 240-773-5400 or the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (24hrs).

4 injured in accident on I-495 near Bethesda

4 injured in accident on I-495 near Bethesda


BETHESDA, Md. (WUSA 9) -- Two Metrobus passengers are claiming injuries after the bus was involved in an accident on the Beltway Friday afternoon.

Authorities say that the Metrobus was involved in an accident with a passenger vehicle near the Old Georgetown Road exit on I-495.

Authorities report that two of the passengers in the involved vehicle are also claiming injuries.


FREE CUPCAKES AT OCCASIONALLY CAKE on SUN. JULY 20; DONATES 50% to METROPOLITAN SCHOOL of the ARTS

FREE CUPCAKES AT OCCASIONALLY CAKE on SUN. JULY 20;  DONATES 50% to METROPOLITAN SCHOOL of the ARTS

 

Occasionally Cake of Alexandria, Va. and Mount Vernon, Va. is celebrating its five-year anniversary on Sun., July 20 and handing out one free cupcake per person to all their patrons with no purchase necessary at their Old Town Alexandria shop at 207 King Street and Mount Vernon at 8859 Richmond Highway from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.  Occasionally Cake will donate 50 percent of all their sales that day to Metropolitan School of the Arts youth scholarships of Lorton, Va. For more information, call (703) 647-9638 or visit www.occasionallycake.com.

The free cupcakes will be available in Chocolate Marshmallow, Red Velvet, Snickerdoodle, Funfetti and Strawberry Key Lime flavors with other flavors available for purchase. A variety of other flavors will be available for purchase.  Occasionally Cake will offer an anniversary special of four cupcakes for $8.

Montgomery County police seek home burglary suspects


WHITE OAK, Md. (WUSA9) -- Montgomery County police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying two suspects in a home burglary.

It happened in the 1600 block of White Oak Vista Drive in White Oak, Md. Police say the suspects entered the home through the garage door while the homeowner slept on April 5.

The suspects entered the homeowners unlocked car and used the garage door opener to get access the garage, police say. The male and female suspects stole items from the first floor of the home and from the vehicle.

Items stolen from the home included electronics and the victim's credit cards. Investigators have determined that the stolen credit cards were used at stores in Kensington, Rockville, White Oak, and Laurel. Video surveillance shows a male and female suspect using one of the stolen credit cards at a fast food restaurant.

Missing teen last seen at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center


WHEATON, Md. (WUSA9) -- Montgomery County police are seeking the public's help in locating a missing teenager.

Police say 15-year-old David Henderson, of the 15500 block of Baileys Lane in Wheaton, was last seen on May 19 at Montgomery General Hospital.

Henderson is described by police as a black male, 5'9" tall, and weighing approximately 140 pounds. He has brown eyes and short black hair. He was last seen wearing blue hospital scrubs and a white tank top.

Police and family are concerned for Henderson's physical and mental well-being.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of David Henderson is asked to contact the Montgomery County police non-emergency number, 301-279-8000.


Woman struck by bus in Wheaton dies


WHEATON, Md. (WUSA9) - A 34-year-old Silver Spring woman who was hit by a Ride On bus on April 29 has died, according to Montgomery County police.

Tsehay Demeke Woldemanuel succumbed to her injuries at Suburban Hospital on the morning of May 7.

The incident happened at 5 a.m. Tuesday, April 29 on Randolph Road in Wheaton. Woldemanuel safely crossed the eastbound lanes and stepped into the westbound side when she was suddenly struck by an oncoming Ride On bus traveling in the curb lane.

Police are unsure if the Woldemanuel was in the crosswalk but say a factor of the crash could have been the cycle of traffic lights in the early morning.

Suspect takes Md. ambulance for 'joy ride'


MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (WUSA9) -- Montgomery County Police said a suspect took an ambulance for a ride on Friday a little after midnight in the Wheaton, Md. area.

Police said the incident happened around 12:06 a.m., while the ambulance unit was on a call and was parked in an apartment complex in the 10800 block of Georgia Avenue.

The crew saw that the ambulance was missing and contacted the police. Officers found the ambulance a few minutes later, around 12:13 a.m. close by, in the 2300 block of Plyers Mill Road.

Fire Department officials told WUSA9 the ambulance was not damaged and no medication or equipment was missing. Authorities also said nothing else appeared to be missing from the ambulance.

A police spokeswoman declined to refer to the incident as a 'joy ride,' however had no information about the possible motive for taking the ambulance.