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Authorities Seek Information in Possible Abduction

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PATERSON, NJ- The Paterson Police Department and the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office are seeking the public’s assistance in their investigation into a possible abduction in the city Tuesday night.

According to an alert issued by both agencies, Shanaya Coley, 24, Paterson, was injured and possibly abducted in her own vehicle, a 2013 Nissan Altima, with New Jersey license plate R74-HRX.

Coley was last seen in the area of Colonial Avenue in Paterson at approximately 10:49 p.m. on Tuesday.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact Detective Sergeant Marco Aliano of the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office at 862-849-6019 or the Paterson Police Department Major Crimes Division at 973-321-1120.

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