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Missing Clark, N.J., teen Kara Alongi at the Rahway N.J. Transit train station on Sunday. Missing Clark, N.J., teen Kara Alongi at the Rahway N.J. Transit train station on Sunday.
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Police have released a photo of a missing girl from Clark, N.J. who sparked a massive social media response following a hoax tweet.

The image was taken from security camera video at the Rahway train station on Sunday, the day Kara Alongi disappeared.

Police don't suspect foul play in the 16-year-old's disappearance.

Alongi is seen in the picture holding a backpack and purse while leaning against a wall near a ticket kiosk.

On Sunday Alongi tweeted:  "There is someone in my hour ecall 911."   Her twitter account has not had another message since that post at about 6:30 p.m.

Police say a cab driver told them he picked her up at her home and dropped her off at the train station at about the same time the tweet was posted.

Security camera video at the train station shows Alongi purchasing a train ticket to New York City, according to police.

"We continue to work with New Jersey Transit to review video available at the train stations," said Clark Police Chief Alan Scherb.

Investigators encourage anyone with information about Alongi's whereabouts to contact the Clark Police Department or send an anonymous tip to Union County Crime Stoppers at 908-654-TIPS, www.uctip.org or Text UCTIP plus a message to 274637.

She gained thousands of followers after asking people on her Twitter account. People re-tweeted her message and the hashtag "helpfindkara" trended on the social network.   Alongi had more than 100,000 followers by Tuesday.

A Facebook page was also created at Facebook.com/HelpFindKaraAlongi

The family did not respond to requests for information from Fox 5 News.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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