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ALERT: Police Search for Missing Newark Girl UPDATE: Found Safe

By rlsmetro on

Police in Newark requests the public’s help locating Prosperity Wilson, 12, of Newark, who was reported missing from the 100 block of 4th Avenue today.

Police said Prosperity, who was last seen just before 4 p.m. today, suffers from bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

While detectives are actively searching for Prosperity, police seek the public’s help quickly locating her. According to police, Prosperity is 5’2” tall and 234 pounds.  

She has a light brown complexion, short brown hair and brown eyes.  


Prosperity wore a tie-dyed hooded sweatshirt, gray tights, black and red Jordan sneakers, and she was carrying a pink and blue book bag.

Director O’Hara urges anyone with information about the whereabouts of Prosperity Wilson to call the Department'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.