Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating Patricia Castro, 15, of Waldorf who was last seen on March 28 in the 4100 block of Bluebird Drive in Waldorf. Family members believe she left on her own with her boyfriend, Jose Leon-Gutierrez who is approximately 19 years old. Castro is 5’0” and weighs about 160 lbs. Detectives are pursuing leads and ask that anyone with information regarding Castro’s whereabouts call Detective Hakim Burgess at 301-609-6494. The investigation is ongoing.

Patricia Castro

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