Police search for missing Passaic mother, 5-year-old daughter

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PASSAIC COUNTY, N.J. — Police are searching for a mother and her 5-year-old daughter who were reported missing in Passaic, New Jersey.

Cecilia Manzueta, 32, and her daughter, Valentina Manzueta, 5, of Passaic, were last seen at the Holiday Inn located at 450 Route 1 & 9 South in Newark, N.J.

Police say Manzueta is driving a white, 4-door 2016 Honda Accord with New Jersey temporary license with a plate number of L516472.

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office Child Abduction Response Team is conducting a joint investigation with the Passaic Police Department and the New Jersey State Police Missing Persons Unit.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Passaic Police Department at 973-365-3900.

No further information is available at this time.