COMMUNITY ALERT: 81-Year-Old Man Missing in Newark

Police officials in Newark seeks the public’s help in locating missing 81-year old Mr. Elijah Gadsden of Newark.

Police say Mr. Gadsden, who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, was last seen at 7 a.m. today in the 100 block of Shepherd Avenue.

Me. Gadsden is described as 5’10” tall and 170 lbs. He has short, bushy gray hair, a gray mustache and brown eyes.

He was last seen wearing a gray baseball cap, tan shirt, blue pants, black sneakers and a black and silver watch according to police.

While police are actively searching for Mr. Gadsden, pictured below, we seek the public’s help in quickly locating him and returning him to his family.

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about the whereabouts of Elijah Gadsden 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.