NewsLocal NewsNew Jersey


6-year-old boy found after he went missing in New Jersey snowstorm

Posted at 3:17 PM, Jan 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-04 17:20:53-05

A 6-year-old boy went missing in Newark during the Jan. 4. snowstorm. He was missing for hours in freezing weather with about 6 inches of snow on the ground. The boy was found in good condition. (Newark Public Safety)

NEWARK, NJ — The 6-year-old boy who was reported missing in Newark as residents deal with a massive snowstorm and frigid cold has been found.

He went missing around 12:30 p.m. near the intersection of Bloomfield Avenue and 1st Avenue in Newark, officials said. Officials confirmed he’d been found around 4:30 p.m. There’s about 6 inches of snow on the ground in Newark and it feels like it’s 7 degrees out.

The boy is in good condition, safety officials said.

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

Anonymous tips may also be made using the Police Division’s website at: or through our new Smartphone App available at iTunes or on Google Play. Search Newark Police Division to download the App.