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Newark Police Searching for Missing 67-Year-Old Man with Dementia UPDATE: Found Safe

By rlsmetro on

Police in Newark are searching for Benjamin Norman, 67, who was reported missing by his daughter who last saw him at approximately 9 p.m. on March 31.

Police report that he was last seen in the 500 block of South 17th Street wearing blue jeans, with a burgundy sweater, red baseball cap and burgundy boots.

According to police, Mr. Norman is 5'5" tall, weighing 90 pounds with brown eyes and black hair. He is described as having a dark complexion and a tattoo on his arm.

Police report that Mr. Norman speaks both English and Spanish and is suffering from early-stage dementia. 

He is known to frequent the 800 block of Frelinghuysen Avenue.

Anyone with information about Mr. Norman's whereabouts is asked to please contact Newark Police Special Victims Division at 973-733-7273 or Newark Police at 973-733-6000.