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ALERT: Police Search for Missing Newark Senior Woman UPDATE: Found Safe


Newark Police requests the public’s help with finding Jonnie Couler, 81, a city resident who was reported missing today, October 18. 

According to police, Couler, who has dementia, is 5’2” and weighs 95 pounds. She has gray hair, brown eyes, and a brown complexion.

Police say Couler, known to frequent the Shoprite supermarket on Springfield Avenue, was last seen at 8 a.m. today in 400 block of University Avenue.

She wore a white turban, a tan jacket, and tan pants according to police.

Director O’Hara urges anyone with information on the whereabouts of Couler to call the 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.