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Police Search for Missing Newark Senior Man

By rlsmetro on

Newark Police request the public’s help in locating Mr. Jene Johnson, 80, of Newark, who has been reported missing.

According to police, Mr. Johnson, who is diagnosed with dementia, was last seen at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 18, in the 100 block of Stuyvesant Avenue.

While detectives are actively searching for Mr. Johnson, we seek the public’s help in quickly locating him. He is described as 6’4” tall and 180 lbs. with a dark complexion and balding gray hair.

He was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, black pants, and black or brown shoes. Mr. Johnson may have been traveling to the Bronx. 

Director O’Hara urges anyone with information about the whereabouts of Mr. Jene Johnson to call the Police 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.