Hightstown Police Report Missing 14-Year-Old Located

June 26, 2023


Hightstown Police Department, Lt. Benjamin L. Miller reports that the missing 14-Year-Old has been located safe.

HIGHTSTOWN, NJ (MERCER)–The Hightstown Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance with locating a 14-year-old missing juvenile.

On Wednesday, June 21, 2023, at approximately 7:32 p.m., a parent reported that their daughter, 14-year-old Emily Montenegro-Ortiz, missing. Emily was last observed at Hightstown High School, on the same date, June 21, 2023, at 12 p.m. Emily was carrying a black, Nike backpack and wearing a gray sweatshirt, black/red checkered sweatpants, and white/black Converse shoes, at the time Emily went missing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the detective bureau at 609-448-1234 x 540 or may leave a tip on the department’s tip line at 609-448-1234 and press option #2. Anonymous tips are welcome, which may also be provided via the department’s website at:  www.hightstownpolice.com under the “Information” tab.  Thank you for any and all assistance.