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Newark Police Seek the Public's Help in Locating 80-Year-Old Man with Dementia UPDATE: Found Safe


Newark Police request the public’s help in locating Hector Moreno, a Belleville resident who was reported missing today, July 30.

According to police, Mr. Moreno, 80, who suffers from dementia, was last seen around 11:00 a.m. at Ferry and Madison streets in Newark.

Police describe him as 5’7,’’ and weighs 170 pounds with brown eyes, gray hair and a fair complexion.

He was last seen wearing a black shirt with white lettering and black pants with white stripes.

Newark police urge anyone with information on the whereabouts of Mr. Moreno to call the Division's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477).

All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.