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UPDATED: Clark PD Searching for Missing Girl Who Tweeted 'Call 911'

Kara Alongi tweeted "There is somone in my hour ecall 911" around 6 p.m. Sunday night.

UPDATE, Wednesday, 1 p.m.:

UPDATE, Wednesday, 11 a.m.:

UPDATE, Wednesday, 10 a.m: Alongi is still missing.

UPDATE, Tuesday, 10 a.m.: The Clark Police Department can now confirm that the ticket missing teen Kara Alongi bought from Rahway train station was to New York Penn Station. Alongi's family says it was the 6:47 p.m. northbound train that Kara boarded and last night they provided Patch with a photo obtained from security cameras at the train station. Read more, here.

UPDATE, Monday, 11 p.m.: At Monday night's council meeting, Clark Mayor Sal Bonaccorso addressed Kara Alongi's disappearance and commended the Clark Police Department for their work determining that Alongi left home voluntarily and was not abducted. Bonaccorso referenced online commenters who have complained about the tax dollars spent searching for Alongi. Read more, here.

UPDATE, Monday, 7 p.m.: Tonight, Alongi's grandfather Paul Alongi Sr. spoke to Patch, pleading for his granddaughter to just come home. Also, Alongi was spotted on Rahway train station's security camera.

UPDATE, Monday, 9:30 a.m.: In a news release, Clark Police Chief Alan Scherb says a cab driver has identified Alongi and says he dropped her at Rahway train station last night. Read the full release, here.

UPDATE, Monday, 8:39 a.m.: Police are now confident that Alongi left voluntarily and no abduction took place. She is still missing. More on this, here.

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ALJ junior Kara Alongi, 16, tweeted "There is somone in my hour ecall 911" around 6 p.m. Sunday night and is now missing.

Clark Police are searching the area and talking to friends of Alongi but so far have not located her. A county canine unit has been called to assist in the search.

A friend of the family says her family was at her younger brother's sporting event at the time and Alongi was home alone.

Clark Police Chief Alan Scherb could not be reached by Patch at this time. We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

UPDATE, 10:30 P.M: Alongi's family, friends and neighbors are camped outside her home while Clark PD and the Sheriff's Office photograph the home and the area. A Sheriff's Office canine unit is also at the home. Alongi's grandmother, Toni Alongi, describes her as respectful, sensitive, says it is not like her to run away.

UPDATE, 11:10 P.M.: Clark Police Chief Alan Scherb tells Patch: "We still don't know whether she ran away or if there was any foul play. There are no obvious signs of a break-in and the home was not ransacked. The door was open. Kara, if you see this, please contact your parents or Clark Police. You will not be in trouble. We are concerned for your safety."

Scherb says the canine unit picked up her scent and walked the neighborhood but was broken off after not finding a further trail.

Scherb would not confirm whether or not Alongi's phone was found in the home.

Scherb says the Sheriff's Department is photographing the area, as is procedure. Police are talking to Alongi's friends and investigating all leads. Those with any information should call Clark Police at 732-388-3434.

UPDATE, 11:30 p.m.: Hashtag #helpfindkara is currently one of the top 10 Twitter trends.

UPDATE, 12:20 a.m.: Police are still on the scene. Lots of family outside still. Police say nothing new to report. Alongi is still missing.

UPDATE: 12:30 a.m.: Family and friends have moved inside as police are through with photographing and investigating inside the home.

UPDATE, Monday, 8:39 a.m.: Police are now confident that Alongi left voluntarily and no abduction took place. She is still missing. More on this, here.

UPDATE, Monday, 9:30 a.m.: In a news release, Clark Police Chief Alan Scherb says a cab driver has identified Alongi and says he dropped her at Rahway train station last night. Read the full release, here.

UPDATE, Monday, 7 p.m.: Tonight, Alongi's grandfather Paul Alongi Sr. spoke to Patch, pleading for his granddaughter to just come home. Also, Alongi was spotted on Rahway train station's security camera.

UPDATE, Monday, 11 p.m.: At Monday night's council meeting, Clark Mayor Sal Bonaccorso addressed Kara Alongi's disappearance and commended the Clark Police Department for their work determining that Alongi left home voluntarily and was not abducted. Bonaccorso referenced online commenters who have complained about the tax dollars spent searching for Alongi. Read more, here.

UPDATE, Tuesday, 10 a.m.: The Clark Police Department can now confirm that the ticket missing teen Kara Alongi bought from Rahway train station was to New York Penn Station. Alongi's family says it was the 6:47 p.m. northbound train that Kara boarded and last night they provided Patch with a photo obtained from security cameras at the train station. Read more, here.

UPDATE, Wednesday, 10 a.m: Alongi is still missing.

UPDATE, Wednesday, 11 a.m.:

UPDATE, Wednesday, 1 p.m.:

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madamson October 03, 2012 at 12:21 AM
Shut up
john October 03, 2012 at 07:01 AM
I pray for her safety. I read a bunch of the tweets everyone is carrying on about and they look totally normal to me. Hello! that's the way kids talk. I'm a senior -- think back to the way you used to talk to your buddies when you were a teen.
Monk October 03, 2012 at 10:28 AM
That girl should be placed in a nunnery for three solid years, with no social media or television. That'll help her overcome the psychological and emotional poisoning administered by crappy American pop culture.
Gerard Ziobro Sr. December 08, 2012 at 04:23 PM
Its been awhile now. Im happy that she is OK. I hope she is getting the help she needs. Lets start by supporting her and remove this from the Patch. Shes a young girl and has her future ahead of her.
Don White December 31, 2012 at 01:12 PM
Just found out this idiot said she was abducted by a black man which turned out to be false. No one is discussing this serious accusations. So many innocent people get arrested and sent to jail because of racist people like her. I understand she is a product of her racist parents and racist community, Clark. Why didn't she say a white man abducted her. Oh i forgot they shoot innocent children in schools.

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