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UPDATE: Missing, endangered Hunterdon County woman found, taken to hospital for treatment

UPDATE: On Sunday, Sept. 25, at around 12:00 p.m., Karen Newton was found, according to Flemington Borough Police Chief Jerry Rotella said.

“On behalf of the Flemington Borough Police Department and the family of Ms. Newton, we’d like to thank everyone who participated in the search. More specifically I’d like to thank the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office, Flemington Borough Office Of Emergency Management, Raritan Township Office of Emergency Management, New Jersey State Police Missing Persons Unit and Aviation Unit, New Jersey Department of Corrections K9 Unit, and the Flemington-Raritan First Aid and Rescue Squad for their direct assistance in the successful search and rescue of Ms. Newton. She has been transported by ambulance to the hospital for treatment,” Rotella said.

FLEMINGTON BOROUGH, NJ (Hunterdon County) – Authorities are seeking the public’s assistance with locating a 65-year-old Flemington Borough woman, according to police.

Karen Newton walked away from a program on Broad Street on September 23, at around 3:45 p.m., police said.

Newton has no known destination in town but is considered missing and endangered, police said.

Newton is described as 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighs 140-160 pounds, with shoulder length gray hair. She was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, denim jacket, gray sweat pants and sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Flemington Borough Police Department at 908-782-3434.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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