Search underway for missing 18-year-old Lakewood resident Elibit Mena

A search effort is ongoing for an 18-year-old Lakewood man who went missing Sunday evening.



Police say Elibit Mena was last seen around 5 p.m. Sunday by Lake Shenandoah Park on Clover Street in Lakewood Township. His car was found in the parking lot.



State and local police, rescue divers and volunteers searched the lake and surrounding areas for several hours Monday, but ended the search by 4 p.m. after not finding any sign of Mena.



Mena was last seen wearing a blue jacket, gray sweatpants and black sneakers.



The search is expected to resume Tuesday.



Anyone with information about Mena's disappearance is asked to call the Lakewood Police Department at 732-363-0200 or the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office at 732-929-2027.


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