EDISON - Officials are trying to identify human remains found in a wooded area near a shopping center in Edison.

Authorities say a man, whose name is being withheld, discovered the remains on Thursday around 2:15 p.m.

Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce Kaplan says the remains were found next to the Oakwood Plaza shopping center on Wood Avenue.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Edison Police Department at (732)248-7578, or the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office at (732)745-4466.