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Elizabeth Police Search for Missing Senior Man UPDATE: Found Safe

By rlsmetro on
Elizabeth

Police in Elizabeth seeks the public’s help in locating a missing person with dementia. 

According to police, Mr. Joao Branco, 67, was last seen at approximately 11:00 a.m. on Friday. 

Police say he wore blue plaid boxer shorts, a gray tank top shirt, a gold ring and a watch and was either barefoot or had on sandals.

According to police, Joao is 5’8”, approximately 160-180 pounds, brown eyes, gray hair, fair skin and a scar on his stomach.

Police say he only speaks Portuguese. He resides on Cross Avenue, on the border of Elizabeth, Hillside and Newark.