News of a missing Montclair High School teen has flooded social media, but the investigation is being handled outside of Montclair.
A post with this information has been shared widely on social media:
JANAE WALKER-RABB IS MISSING. She’s 17, a Senior at Montclair High, about 5’7. She was last seen in Montclair, NJ on Sunday, November 15. Her father came home to find her missing, with her phone left behind. Please help bring her home. If you know anything please contact the Montclair Police Department. #FindJanaeWalkerRabb
Montclair Police Department is aware of a reported missing juvenile from Montclair High School, Sergeant Terence Turner tells Baristanet.
However, the student, an MHS senior, was not reported missing to the Montclair Police Department.
“The missing person is a current student at MHS however, she and her family do not reside in Montclair. The student was reported missing by her family to the law enforcement agency where the family resides and they are handling the investigation,” Turner writes.
Turner says the student was reported missing to Woodbridge Police Department. If you have information that could help the investigation, call Woodbridge Police at 732-634-7700.
Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Ponds confirmed the district had been in contact with police, but could not comment further, citing the active investigation.
A 17 yr old girl from Montclair NJ has gone missing. She has been missing since 2pm Monday, last seen at home. She is without a phone and there have been no leads. There has been zero coverage. @GovMurphy @RepSherrill @PeterYacobellis @baristanet #FindJanaeWalkerRabb pic.twitter.com/ijMtqBEg7i
— 𝔪𝔦𝔰𝔰 𝔩𝔬𝔩𝔞 (@cemeteryygoth) November 18, 2020