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Bridgewater Police Temporarily Suspend Search for Missing Teen While Investigation Continues

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - As of around 6 a.m. Saturday, the search for missing 15-year-old Bridgewater teen Samantha Canuel was temporarily suspended, according to a Facebook post from Bridgewater Township Police.

According to the post, after an exhaustive search for the missing teen overnight, police have temporarily suspended the search, pending new information.

The investigation is still continuing, but, police said, all indication is that she left her home voluntarily, and there is no threat to the public.

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Canuel is described as a 5 foot 2 inch, 110 pound, Asian female, with black and blonde hair, who was possibly riding a blue and purple bicycle with a basket in the area of Chestnut Street. She was last seen about 9 p.m. June 29.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Bridgewater Township Police Department at 908-722-4111.

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