Metro Weekly

Montgomery Co. Police Searching for Trans Teen

Nathaniel Martin-Malone, 15, missing since Sept. 7, described by family as transgender girl

Montgomery County Police are asking the public to be on alert for a missing transgender teen, asking for any information related to the teen’s disappearance.

According to the Montgomery County Department of Police website, Nathaniel Martin-Malone, 15, of Silver Spring, was last seen Saturday, Sept. 7, at 5:50 p.m. in the 2700 block of Norbeck Road in Silver Spring. The MCDP describes Nathaniel as an African-American male, approximately 5’3” and 160 pounds, wearing black pants and a black sweater over a leopard-print shirt.

Martin Malone

Martin Malone

Family members told police that the teen is transgender and may be presenting as female. According to MCPD, the Family Crimes Division and the teen’s family are particularly concerned due to a medical condition that requires medication. MCPD offered no other names or identifying characteristics that might help identify Martin-Malone as female.

As of Sept. 13, MCPD Public Information Office reported that there have been no developments in locating Martin-Malone.

Anyone with information regarding the missing teen is asked to call the Montgomery County Police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000. Callers may remain anonymous.

John Riley is the local news reporter for Metro Weekly. He can be reached at

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