HAMILTON – Community comes together to search for missing teen :
Community comes together to search for missing teen :
About 150 volunteers showed up at the Mercer County community college Thursday evening to help search for a missing teen Nicholas Pratico, of Hamilton who is a student at the college.
Many of the volunteers were from Notre Dame high school where he is said to have graduated from recently as well as family, friends, neighbors & other good Samaritans, The volunteers were searching around the campus including nearby Mercer County Park, the Soccer fields, and the wooded areas behind the solar panel field located off of Edingburg Road. They continued to search until after the sun went down some carrying flashlights others were using cell phones.
By around 9 PM many of the searchers had stopped for the evening with plans of continuing the search again Friday during the daylight.
Nicholas was last seen Wednesday afternoon at approximately 3:00 p.m., at Mercer County Community College in West Windsor, At about 10:00 p.m., Nicholas Pratico was reported missing by a family member.
Nicholas was not operating any known vehicles at the time he was reported missing.
Anyone with any information regarding the missing teen is asked to contact the Hamilton Police Division at 609-581-4000 or Detective Frank Burger of the Hamilton Police Division’s Criminal Investigations Section at 609-581-4010.