Police Searching For 17-Year Old East Newark, Female Runaway

The East Newark Police Department has put out a runaway alert to the general public for a 17-year old girl, Victoria Gomes.  Gomes was last seen at 2:30 yesterday afternoon when she reportedly ran away from her home in the municipality.  Police say she withdrew $200 from an ATM at Lusitania Savings Bank at 302 Frank E. Rodgers Blvd. in Harrison at 2:54 pm.

Gomes is listed as 5 feet 4 inches tall, weighing 140 pounds.  She is a native Brazilian.  She has brown hair, brown eyes and a medium complexion.  She was wearing a navy blue hooded sweatshirt and sweatpants.  She also has two, distinct nose rings.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Victoria Gomes, call the East Newark Police Department at (973) 481-2900 or (973) 481-2901.

Gomes was born on October 7, 2004.