Missing girl found in Elizabeth park

The Union County Prosecutor’s Office’s Special Victims Unit is investigating an incident in which a missing child was found in Elizabeth’s Phil Rizzuto Park Tuesday afternoon.

A family member reported the child missing shortly after 3 p.m. Tuesday, and the 10-year-old girl was found in the Park shortly after 5 p.m. The child was transported to a local hospital as a precautionary measure.

At this time, the investigation is continuing, but there is no known danger to the public.

The investigation is being handled by the Special Victims Unit, assisted by members of the Union County Police Department, Union County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Unit, and Elizabeth Police Department.

Anyone with information is being urged to contact Special Victims Unit Detective Ryan Kirsh at  908-965-3814 or Sgt. Timothy Durkin at 973-698-9529.