EAST ORANGE, NJ - Police are asking the public to help them find an 8-year-old from Newark who was last seen in East Orange on Sunday. 

Niyad Robinson was last seen in the area of William and North Grove streets in East Orange around 3 p.m. on Sept. 16. He was wearing black pants, a white T-shirt and black shoes, East Orange police said. 

The 8-year-old is known to frequent areas in Newark, including Chadwick, Peshine, Jelliff and Avon avenues as well as Astor Street, police said. 

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Robinson is 4-feet tall and approximately 40 pounds.

East Orange Police Chief Phyllis Bindi urged anyone with information to call the EOPD Communications Center at (973) 266-5000 or the Real-Time Crime Prevention Center at (973) 266-5014. 

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