The search for 14-year-old Desiree Colon began June 29 when she went missing from the Jersey Gardens Mall in Elizabeth.
According to police, Desiree - who was describe as a 5’9” tall Hispanic female who weighs approximately 175 pounds - recently graduated 8th grade had police looking for her as far as Brooklyn, New York.
This afternoon city officials released the following statement:
"Thanks to the hard work of the Elizabeth PD, NYPD & the public-Desiree Colon has been found. Thank you everyone who took the time out to help."