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Silver Alert issued for 15-year-old mom and 5-month-old baby missing in Bridgeport for over a week

A Silver Alert has been issued for a 15-year-old Bridgeport mom and her 5-month-old baby who have been missing for over a week, police say.

News 12 Staff

Aug 4, 2022, 5:10 PM

Updated 712 days ago

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A Silver Alert has been issued for a 15-year-old Bridgeport mom and her 5-month-old baby who have been missing for over a week, police say.
Emily Benitez and her 5-month-old son Oliver Ortiz were reported missing by a Department of Children and Families case worker on July 27.
Emily is described as approximately 5 feet tall and weighing 110 pounds, with having brown hair and brown eyes.
The child, Oliver, has brown hair and brown eyes.
The Bridgeport Police Department is working with state law enforcement to locate the two.
Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Anthony Caiazzo at 475-319-0244, or email at, anthony.caiazzo@bridgeportct.gov or utilize the Bridgeport Police Tips Line at 203-576-TIPS.


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