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Carteret Woman, 5-Year-Old Daughter Missing

By kcora on

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Director Kenneth Lebrato of the Carteret Police Department announced today that a woman and her 5-year old daughter have been missing since early this morning.


According to officials, Sawatha Ford, 47, of Carteret and her 5-year old daughter were reported missing by family members. They left the Union Township area at 3:43am and were headed to the Trenton-Mercer Airport. They did not board the plane and were last known to be in Ewing Township near Bear Tavern Road.


Police said Ford was driving a white 2007 Acura MDX with plate # VPE96W.


The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office and the Carteret Police Department are working in conjunction to locate the missing mother and daughter.


Anyone with information is asked to call Sgt. Kenneth Freeman at the Carteret Police Department at (732) 541-4181, or Detective Christopher Pennisi at the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-3300.