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Police Request Public’s Help Locating Missing Newark Central High School 15-Year-Old Boy



Police officials in Newark have been notified of a teenage boy who went missing from his home in the city's Central Ward.

According to police, the parent of Martin Saleem, 15, reported him missing after he left his Jacob Street home and did not return last week.

Police say Saleem was last seen wearing a light blue jacket, blue polo shirt and tan pants. He is brown complexion, 5'6" tall, weighs 120 pounds, and has black hair. Saleem has marks on his left eye and forehead.

According to police, Saleem is known to frequent an apartment at 440 Washington Street. Police say he is enrolled at Central High School but seldomly attends.

Saleem has run away from home in the past, according to police.

If you know where Saleem is, please notify Newark Police 973-733-6000, Special Victims 973- 733-7273.