The Leesburg Police
Department has located one of two girls who went missing earlier this week and
continue to seek information about the second girl.
The girls ran away from the Douglass School in Leesburg, heading toward the W&OD Trail around 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24.
Lt. Jeff Dubé said Elena Velazquez has been located, but Evelyn Diaz remains missing.
“We are still actively looking for Diaz,” he said.
Diaz is 15 years old, 5-foot-2 and 110 pounds, according to a description provided by the police. She was last seen wearing a gray shirt, black hoodie-style sweatshirt and blue jeans.
The Leesburg Police Department is asking that anyone with information about the whereabouts of Diaz to call (703) 771-4500. Callers wishing to remain anonymous can call the Leesburg Crime Line at 703-443-TIPS or use TIPSUBMIT from a smart phone or a computer. Links to TIPSUBMIT can be found on the police department’s website at www.leesburgva.gov/police.