UPDATE: Police say the parents have been found — but no criminal charges will be filed.


SALEM — Police are looking for the parents of two little girls who were wandering the street in the middle of the night.

The girls, ages 3 and 6, were on Walnut Street around 3 a.m. Police took them to headquarters.

Police Chief John Pelura III posted their pictures on his Facebook page. He told New Jersey 101.5 that the state Division of Child Protection and Permanency took them into custody at dawn.

"They seem in good health and spirits," Pelura said.

The girls may be cousins with mothers named Nicole and Jasmine and fathers named Troy and Quan, according to Pelura. He said the girls weren't sure of where they lived, only that their home is blue or white.

Pelura asked anyone who has information about the girls to call 856-935-0057.

EDITOR'S NOTE: After police contacted the girls' parents, we removed the names and photos of the girls from an earlier version of this article.

Contact reporter Dan Alexander at Dan.Alexander@townsquaremedia.com or via Twitter @DanAlexanderNJ

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