ALERT: Police Seek the Public’s Help with Locating Missing 23-year-Old Man

Police in Newsrk requests the public’s help in locating Mr. Shawn Valentine Hartfield, 23, who was reported missing today around 4:30 p.m.

Police say Mr. Hartfield, a resident of Virginia, was last seen between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. going to the store at Eastern Parkway and Mt. Vernon Place.

According to police, Hartfield resides with family members in Newark, and only is only familiar with Mt. Vernon Place and Vailsburg Park.

Mr. Hartsfield, who has been diagnosed as having Schizophrenia and Depression, is 6’2-6’3, weighs and 190 pounds. He has brown eyes, a medium brown complexion and black hair.

While police are actively searching for Mr. Hartfield, we seek the public’s help so that he can be located.

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about his whereabouts 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.