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ALERT: Newark Police Search for Missing 11-Year-Old Boy UPDATE: Found Safe

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Newark Public Safety Director Brian A. O’Hara requests the public’s help with locating Damir Xavier Thompson, 11, of Newark, who was reported missing today, May 25, 2022.

Officials said Damir, a student at Dr. Horton Elementary School, was last seen around 8:30 a.m. in the 400 block of 4th Avenue.

 He was wearing a black shirt, black sweatshirt with a hood, blue jeans, a dark green book bag, and gray, black, and orange sneakers.

Damir is known to frequent the area of North 13th Street and 4thAvenue at the basketball court. He may also be in the area of 16th Avenue and South 11thStreet.

He is 4’2,” weighs 60 pounds, has brown eyes, a light brown complexion, and a Mohawk hairstyle.

Director O’Hara urges anyone with information about the boy’s whereabouts 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 kept confidential and could result in a reward.