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Police Searching for Missing Woman

Arlington County police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing local resident.

Police say Katherine Hawald went missing Thursday afternoon and hasn’t been seen since. She is considered “critically missing” because of a health condition.

Hawald’s brother told ARLnow.com that she is a Yorktown High School and Virginia Tech grad, and a “beloved sister, daughter, and friend.”

She “simply vanished while visiting Lee-Heights shopping center on the early afternoon of November 9,” said Michael Hawald. “No social media or a cell phone, no car, and $100.00 cash.”

More information via an ACPD press release:

The Arlington County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a critically missing adult. Katherine Hawald, 28, was last seen leaving a residence in the 4100 block of 27th Street N. at approximately 2:00 p.m. on November 9.

Ms. Hawald is described as a white female, 5’2″ tall, weighing 128 pounds, has brown hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a dark hoodie and blue jeans. She is without her medication and may be in need of medical treatment.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Ms. Hawald is asked to contact the Emergency Communication Center at 703.558.2222. Tips may also be provided to Detective R. Ortiz at 703-228-7402 or [email protected] or anonymously through the Arlington County Crime Solvers hotline at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).

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