Have you seen Sofia? – UPDATED

UPDATED: Thursday, 9:00pm

Fairfax County Police report Sofia Barrientos has been found in Charles County, MD and she is safe.


Thirteen-year-old Sofia Cuellar Barrientos has been missing from her home in Fairfax for two weeks.

Fairfax County detectives say Sofia appeared to be in “emotional distress” when she was last seen, in the early morning hours of May 10. They’re concerned that she may need help and they’re distributing her picture, hoping that someone has seen her and will call them.

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Sofia was last seen wearing blue jeans and white Nike shoes. She’s 5 feet tall weighs about 100 pounds, and has long dark hair and brown eyes. Detectives have entered her information into the National Crime Information Center database as a young girl who is missing and endangered.


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Ed Tobias
Ed Tobias brings more than four decades of reporting and news management experience to his work at FairfaxNews. Tobias managed news coverage for Associated Press Radio for over twenty years.  This included coverage of the 9/11 attacks, the Iraq War, Hurricane Katrina, the death of Princess Diana, the Challenger and Columbia shuttle disasters and national election primaries, conventions and campaigns.  He was part of the team that built AP’s on-line video operation. Prior to joining AP, Tobias was News Director at all-news WTOP in Washington, D.C. He has won two Ohio State Awards for his reporting and producing and he led coverage that won an Edward R. Murrow Award.