ALERT: Search for 56-Year-Old Missing Newark Man with Dementia Underway

Police officials in Newark are seeking the public’s help in locating 56-year old Mr. Ernest Palmer of Newark, who was reported missing on Tuesday, January 15th.

Police say Mr. Palmer, who suffers from dementia, was last seen in the 200-block of Chadwick Avenue and is described as 5’7” tall and 180 lbs.

According to police, Palmer has black hair, brown eyes and a scar on his left arm. He was last observed wearing a charcoal gray coat, blue jeans and white sneakers.

While police are actively searching for Mr. Palmer, they seek the public’s help in quickly locating him and returning him to his family.

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about the whereabouts of Ernest Palmer to call the Department's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477) or 1-877-NWK-GUNS (1-877-695-4867).

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