ALERT: Police Search for Missing Newark Teenage Boy

Police in Newark seeks the public’s assistance in locating a 15-year-old Newark teenager, David Vidal, who family members reported missing from their North Ward home on Thursday, February 22nd.

Police say David is described as 5'7" tall and weighs 130 lbs.

David has a light complexion, brown eyes, and dark red hair. He also has a large tattoo on his right arm.

Police say David is known to frequent the area around Barringer High School, Lake Street, and Highland Avenue.

While police are actively searching for David, they seek the public’s assistance in quickly locating him and returning him to his family.

Director Ambrose is urging anyone with information about David Vidal to call the Department's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477) or the Newark Police Special Victims Unit at (973) 733-7273.