Newark police searching for woman suffering from schizophrenia missing since Saturday

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by Newark Police Dept,

Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé seeks the public’s help in locating Patricia Farmer, 56, reported missing on Saturday, October 22, 2022.

Ms. Farmer, who suffers from schizophrenia, was last seen at approximately 11 a.m. in the area of Richelieu Terrace near Cliff Street.

Detectives investigating this incident seek the public’s help in quickly locating Ms. Farmer, who resides in East Orange but was visiting a family member when she went missing.

Ms. Farmer is described as 5’6” tall and 155 pounds. She has a low-cut hairstyle and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a black coat, blue jeans, blue sweater and black sneakers.

Director Fragé urges anyone with information about the whereabouts of Patricia Farmer 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.