Updated 4:20 p.m.: The Arlington County Police Department has located Nathalie Benitah, 14, and Christian Manzano, 15. They were found unharmed in Fairfax County this afternoon.
Original Post: The Arlington County Police Department is asking for help in locating Nathalie Benitah, 14, and Christian Manzano, 15, both of Arlington, who were last seen at 4 p.m. Tuesday.
According to the release from ACPD, detectives believe Nathalie and Christian left together willingly do not consider their disappearance suspicious.
Manzano's parents said they spoke to him around 7 p.m. last night, but they have not been able to get in touch with either teen since then.
The couples parents offered the ACPD this description of the teens: "Nathalie is a white Hispanic female, 5’1” and 130 lbs. She was last seen wearing a red jacket, purple shoes and was carrying a purple polka-dotted backpack. Christian is a white Hispanic male, 6’1” and 180 lbs. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, black jeans and a black knit cap with a 'Dallas Cowboys' logo on the front. Christian was also carrying two backpacks; one was camouflage print and the other was orange and black. Due to the severe cold, police want to locate the couple as soon as possible."
If you have any information about Nathalie or Christian, please call ACPD immediately at 703-558-2222.