November 15, 2021
TOMS RIVER, NJ (OCEAN)–On Sunday, November 14, 2021, at approximately 7:37 PM, police were dispatched to 5th Avenue regarding a missing adult male and his toddler son. The two had been missing for over eight hours with no means of communication or travel. A multi-agency search by Toms River Police Patrol and Detective Units, Toms River Fire Companies, and New Jersey State Police Aviation Unit, ended at 9:48 PM when the father and son were located safe in the area of Cattus Island.
Thank you to Toms River Office of Emergency Management and Toms River CSO’s for responding to the search area in the event that medical attention, and/or long-term services were necessary. The incident is under investigation, there is no further information at this time.