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ALERT: Essex County, Have You Seen This Senior Man



By: Richard L. Smith 

Police officials in Newark seek the public’s help locating Mr. James Brown, 76, who was reported missing from Newark Beth Israel Medical Center yesterday, August 20. 

According to a statement released by Newark Police officials, Mr. Brown, who has dementia, was last seen at 10:20 p.m. at the hospital.


Police described Brown as 5’9” tall, 150 pounds, wearing a dark gray short-sleeve shirt, and blue jeans.

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

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