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Police Seek the Public’s Help in Locating Missing Elizabeth Woman Last Seen in Newark

Updated: Aug 5, 2021

Saturday, July 31, 2021

UPDATE: Found Unharmed 08/01/21

NEWARK, NJ - Newark Public Safety Director Brian A. O’Hara requests the public’s help in locating

Welida Pereira, of Elizabeth, who was reported missing from Newark.

Ms. Pereira was last seen on July 18, 2021 in the 500 block of Market Street. She was wearing black leggings, a beige short sleeve shirt and black sandals. Ms. Pereira was driving a black 2012 GMC Acadia and is known to travel throughout New York City.

Director O’Hara urges anyone with information on the whereabouts of Welida Pereira to call the Department'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.

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



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