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CHATHAM TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - Authorities in New Jersey are searching for a young man whose vehicle was found abandoned near a swamp.

The Morris County Prosecutor's office says 24-year-old Stephen Marano of Madison was reported missing on Saturday.

Authorities say a vehicle belonging to Marano has been located near the Great Swamp in Chatham Township.

Police describe him as a white male, approximately 5'9", 150 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He may have a close cut hair cut or a shaved head, and was last seen wearing dark pants and a dark colored sweatshirt.

Authorities are urging anyone with information to contact police.

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