UPDATE: Search for Missing 15-Year-Old Mountain Lakes Boy Continues

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Investigations Stephen F. Wilson Jr., and Mountain Lakes Police Chief Shawn Bennett are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 15-year-old boy from Mountain Lakes, who has been missing since Oct. 30th.

Thomas Kolding, who lives in Mountain Lakes with his parents, was last known to be at his family home on Oct. 30th.

Officials say that it has been confirmed that Kolding travelled by train from Denville to Newark – Broad Street Station. From there, he travelled by train from Broad Street Station to New York Penn Station.

According to authorities, in the early afternoon of Nov. 3rd, Kolding was seen in Camden at the Walter Rand Train Station. He was dressed in an orange and black striped hooded sweatshirt and a camouflage jacket with dark pants carrying a blue Adidas backpack.

Kolding is a 15-year-old white male, has brown hair and brown eyes. He weighs approximately between 100 and 115 lbs and is five foot three in height.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call Mt. Lakes Police at (973) 334- 1413.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to make contact with the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Missing Persons Unit On-Call Detective through the Morris County Communications Center at 973-285-2900, or email Detective/Supervisor Leah Atterbury at latterbury@co.morris.nj.us, or contact the Mountain Lakes Police Department at 973-334-1413, specifically Detective John Hukowski.

Anyone with information who may be seeking to remain anonymous can contact Morris County Crimestoppers at 1-800-743-7433.