Posted Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Mountain Lakes Boy, 15, Traveled by Train

Authorities Seeking Public Assistance to Locate Missing Mountain Lakes Teen

Authorities in Morris County are seeking the public’s help to locate a 15-year-old Mountain Lakes boy who has been missing since last Tuesday, Oct. 30.

Thomas Kolding, who lives in Mountain Lakes with his parents, was last known to be at his family home on Oct., according to a statement issued today by Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Investigations Stephen F. Wilson Jr., and Mountain Lakes Police Chief Shawn Bennett.

Authorities Seeking Public Assistance to Locate Missing Mountain Lakes Teen

It has been confirmed that Kolding traveled by train from Denville to Newark – Broad Street Station.  From there, he traveled by train from Broad Street Station to New York Penn Station. 

In the early afternoon of Nov. 3, Kolding was seen in Camden at the Walter Rand Train Station. He was dressed in an orange and black striped hooded sweatshirt and a camouflage jacket with dark pants, carrying a blue Adidas backpack.

Authorities Seeking Public Assistance to Locate Missing Mountain Lakes TeenKolding is a white male, with brown hair and brown eyes. He weighs between 100 and 115 pounds and is five-foot, three-inches tall.

Anyone with information about Thomas Kolding’s whereabouts is asked to call Mountain Lakes Police at 973.334-1413, and specifically Detective John Hukowski; or the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Missing Persons Unit On-Call Detective at 973-285-2900, or email Detective/Supervisor Leah Atterbury at [email protected],

Anyone with information who may be seeking to remain anonymous can contact Morris County Crimestoppers at 1-800-743-7433.