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Search Continues for Missing Silver Spring Teen

Montgomery County Police Department(WASHINGTON) -- Police in Montgomery County continue to search for a missing teenage girl from Silver Spring.

The missing girl has been identified as 14-year-old Alexandra Innis. Montgomery County Police said Innis was last seen on April 4, and her family is concerned about her well-being.

Anyone with information on the girl's whereabouts is asked to contact police at 240-773-5400.

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Two Bodies Found Near Highway Ramp

(WASHINGTON) -- Metropolitan police found a pair of bodies near the Pennsylvania Avenue ramp off of Interstate 295 on Wednesday.

According to ABC's Washington affiliate, WJLA, the first body was found shortly after 9 a.m. The victim was described only as a man. The second body was spotted just about 50 feet from the first, but was not identified at all.

The area where the bodies were found is popular amongst the local homeless community, WJLA reports.

The deaths are reportedly not being investigated as foul play.

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Metro Police Investigating Weekend Sexual Assault and Robbery

(WASHINGTON) -- The Metropolitan Police Department has asked for public aid in identifying a person of interest in connection with a sexual assault and robbery that took place on Sunday morning.

According to MPD, the male victim was reportedly approached by a second man asking for directions. The suspect guided the victim into an alley, pulled out a gun and sexually assaulted the victim before taking the man's "property."

The MPD released a video clip on Tuesday in which the suspect can be seen.

Police describe the suspect as a black man, who was last seen wearing blue jeans and a white T-shirt. Anyone with information is asked to call (202) 727-9099.

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Police: Alcohol Possible Factor in Deadly Pedestrian Collision

(COLLEGE PARK, Md.) -- Investigators believe alcohol may have played a role in a College Park collision last Friday, which claimed the life of a 23-year-old man.

The crash happened on Friday night at the intersection of Baltimore Avenue and Knox Road. Prince George's County Police said Carlos Pacanins was attempting to cross Baltimore Avenue when he was struck by a northbound car. The victim was reportedly crossing against the light at the time.

Pacanins was taken to an area hospital, where he died on Sunday.

Investigators believe alcohol may have been a factor on the part of Pacanins.

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Man Dead After Being Struck by Two Cars in PG County

(TAKOMA PARK, Md.) -- Police have released the name of a man who was struck and killed by two vehicles in Prince George's County over the weekend.

Prince George's County Police said 32-year-old Walter Franco-Chinchilla was killed on Saturday just before midnight on the 6700 block of New Hampshire Avenue in Takoma Park. He was attempting  to cross the roadway and was struck by a car. After the initial hit, Franco-Chinchilla was then struck by a second car.

Franco-Chinchilla, who was not in a crosswalk when he was struck, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Both drivers involved remained at the scene and are cooperating with investigators.

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