Anne Arundel County police and an FBI evidence recovery team searched the area near a ranch-style house on Wishing Rock Road in Pasadena for several hours yesterday. A police spokeswoman declined to reveal the reason for the search.
Area news outlets reported that a body had been found on the property.
"I don't know where they [reporters] got that information," said Sgt. Sara Schriver, the spokeswoman.
Schriver said an investigation was under way and that it was not a public safety concern.
"That's all I'm allowed to say," she said.
Authorities could not confirm reports at the scene that the skeletal remains of a girl who disappeared 30 years ago had been found.