Alvaro Carreto missing from Silver Spring

(Photo: Montgomery County Police)

Montgomery County Police are actively searching for a man who has not been seen in five days.

Police say that 25-year-old Alvaro Carreto was last seen at his home in the 8600 block of Piney Branch Road in Silver Spring on Sept. 15. Family members say they last spoke to him that evening, but have not heard from or seen him since.

Police say that the Carreto, who is 5'6" with brown air and brown eyes, may be in the Leesburg area and may be driving a light green Toyota Tercel.

Anyone with information about where Carreto may be is encouraged to contact authorities.