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ALERT: Search Underway for Missing Newark Teen Girl


Ice cream By: Richard L. Smith 

The Newark Police Department requests the public's assistance in finding a missing teenager, Essiyah Martin, 13, from Newark.

She was reported missing on Saturday, July 29.

Police say the last known sighting of Essiyah was around 6 p.m. in the vicinity of Chadwick Avenue's 200 block.

She is described as standing 5'5" tall, weighing around 130 pounds, and having a medium brown complexion. She sports a short Afro hairstyle.

Director Fragé urges anyone with any information regarding Essiyah Martin's location to contact the Police Division's Crime Stopper hotline, which operates 24 hours a day.

The number is 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477). All tips provided to Crime Stoppers will be treated confidentially and may potentially lead to a reward.