Berkeley Police have an investigation underway for a report of a missing 5-year old child who was last seen wearing the color pink.

The search and investigation began in the Bayville section of the township along Butler Avenue and Serpentine Drive on Wednesday around 5:30 pm.

Police Chief Karin DiMichele said that the search was conducted out of an abundance of caution and included the use of drones, K-9 and physical searches utilizing all available resources.

"We want to let the public know that at this time we are still actively investigating with our law enforcement partners to verify the initial report made to police," DiMichele said. "As of now we have no juvenile officially reported missing and our extensive search has met with negative results."

The investigation continues today but Chief DiMichele said while appreciated "we do not need additional searches organized at this time."

Anyone with information is asked to call 732-341-6600 or email tips@btpdnj.org and you can remain anonymous.

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