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ALERT: Search Underway for Missing Autistic Newark Man UPDATE: Found Safe


Police in Newark seeks the public’s help in locating Mr. David Issac Bardales, 18, who suffers from poor mental health and went missing last night.


According to police, David was last seen at approximately 9 p.m. in the area of North Munn Avenue near South Orange Avenue.


Police said David has been diagnosed with Autism, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.


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


David was last seen wearing a gray/blue hooded sweatshirt and gray sweatpants. He wears a face mask displaying the Dominican Republic flag.


Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about this suspect 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.