ALERT: Search Underway to Find Misisng 13-Year-Old Newark Girl NPD UPDATE (8-11) Found Safe 12:22pm

Police in Newark requests the public’s help in locating Talia Scott, 13, of Newark, who was reported missing today.

Police say Talia was reported missing at approximately 9 a.m. and was last seen in the 400 block of S. 13th Street, wearing a white t-shirt, blue leggings, white ankle socks and black and white Converse sneakers.

Talia is 5'1" tall and 115 lbs. She has long black braids, brown eyes and wears prescription eyeglasses.

While police are actively searching for Talia, police seek the public’s assistance in quickly locating her so she can be returned to her family.

Director Ambrose is urging anyone with information about the whereabouts of Talia Scott to call the Department's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477) or 1-877-NWK-GUNS (1-877-695-4867). All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.