Update: Missing Adult and Juvenile Located

Jury Chavez and son Jair were located after a concerned resident notified the Alexandria City Police Department. They are safe.  Ms. Chavez was transported for an evaluation and Jair is in care of family members.

Thank you for all media channels who assisted in putting the message out and the community members who responded.

Missing Adult and Juvenile from Alexandria Area

Detectives with the Major Crimes Division are searching for a missing 29-year-old woman and her 9-year-old son from the Alexandria area of Fairfax County.

Ealier today, shortly after 10:30 a.m. officers from the Franconia and Mount Vernon Police Districts responded to the 5600 block of Ridge View Drive for a report of a person experiencing mental health related issues. Concerned family members called police in an attempt to get mental health services for their daughter, Jury Chavez. Chavez fled the residence taking her 9 year-old son, Jair Sanchez with her. Officers checked the area extensively with the assistance of the police helicopter but were unable to locate them.

Chavez suffers from schizophrenia as well as other mental health related issues and is in need of services. Her son may be in her company or not and family members are concerned for their welfare.

Chavez was last seen leaving her residence on Ridge View Drive walking into the wooded area behind it around 10:40 a.m. wearing a black north face jacket with a dark blue hooded sweatshirt underneath, white sweatpants, and white and black Nike Air Jordan shoes. She is a Hispanic female, about 5 feet tall, weighs approximately 115 pounds and has brown eyes. She may have her hair tied back in a pony tail and has a tattoo on chest of letters that read “Blessed by the Best”

Her son Jair Sanchez was last seen wearing a long-sleeve shirt with yellow letters on front of chest, black sweatpants with a white stripe down the side and may be wearing grey-colored shoes.

Anyone with information pertaining to the whereabouts of Jury Chavez or her son Jair Sanchez is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail atwww.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call police at 703-691-2131.