Police search for missing 17-year-old last seen in Bethesda

Montgomery County Police are asking for help in their search for a missing teenager.

17-year-old Srivarnika Uma Varada was last seen on Tuesday afternoon on Dudley Lane in Bethesda.

Officers say the teen goes by her middle name "Uma" and that her family is concerned about her emotional and physical well-being given her young age.

Uma is described as a biracial Asian/Indian female, 5' tall, weighing 86 pounds, with brown eyes and long black hair. She was last seen wearing a gray fleece shirt, blue jeans, blue tennis shoes, and carrying a North Face backpack.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Montgomery County Police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000.