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ALERT: 13-Year-Old Girl Missing in Newark


Police in Newark requests the public’s help in locating Joanne Morrison, 13, of Newark, who was reported missing today.

Police say Joanne was last seen at 7:30 a.m. in the area of Montclair Avenue in Newark’s North Ward.

She is described as 5’4” tall and 130 lbs. Joanne has a light complexion, red hair and brown eyes.

She was last seen wearing a black shirt and black shorts. She also has a nose piercing. Joanne is a frequent runaway.

While police are actively searching for Joanne, we seek the public’s help in quickly locating her so that she can be returned to her family.

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about the whereabouts of Joanne Morrison to call the Newark Police Division’s 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477).

All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.