Detectives from the Mason Police District are searching for a missing teen, Venus Romero Iraheta, 17, an Annandale High School student, whom they believe could be in danger.
Police have received anonymous information that Romero Iraheta, a resident of Alexandria, was involved with known gang members and that threats had reportedly been made against her.
Her mother reported her missing on Jan. 9 to the school resource officer at Annandale High School. He tried to contact her and was able to speak to her briefly but could not determine her whereabouts.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective M. Fox, 571-489-7296, or Detective K. Mason. 571-585-2378. You can also call the Fairfax County Police Department, 703-691-2131, or report an anonymous tip to Crime Solvers, 866-411-TIPS/8477.