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Sep 23, 2020

Middletown, Red Bank Police Search for Missing Elderly Woman

Many residents of Red Bank, Middletown and surrounding areas received a Ring alert last night regarding an elderly woman who is currently missing.

The alert stated that the woman, 62-year-old Mary Silengo, did not return home, prompting a search by her family. She is a white woman with blonde/gray hair who was last seen wearing a bright pink pajama shirt and gray sweat pants. She may have been wearing a denim jacket and dark colored shoes. She is 5’2″ and weighs 120 pounds. Family members said she is friendly, suffers from a mental illness and is in need of her medication.

Middletown and Red Bank police are actively searching for her. She was last seen in Shadow Lake Village, an adult community where she lives, on Sept. 22 around 11 pm.

Witnesses reported seeing a helicopter land near Middletown High School South, where they say police boarded to conduct the search from above. Others saw a helicopter hovering over Stevenson Park.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of the woman pictured above is asked to contact the Middletown or Red Bank Police Department.