73-year-old man with Alzheimers reported missing in Newark

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By Newark PD,

Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé seeks the public’s help in locating Rafael Rivera, 73, who was reported missing today, Friday, November 4, 2022.

Mr. Rivera, who suffers from Alzheimer’s Disease, was last seen at 2 a.m. in the 800 block of Franklin Street. He was wearing a black coat and blue jeans. He may also be wearing a cap.

Detectives investigating this incident seek the public’s help in quickly locating Mr. Rivera so that he can be reunited with his family. He is described as having no top or bottom teeth, gray hair, and brown eyes.

Director Fragé urges anyone with information about the whereabouts of Mr. Rafael Rivera 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.