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ALERT: Arrest Warrant Issued for Woman Wanted for Newark Knife, Pepper Spray Attack


By: Richard L. Smith 

Police in Newark are reporting that an arrest warrant has been issued for Ms. Milagros Sanchez, 21, of Newark, who is wanted for an aggravated assault that occurred on May 25. 

According to a statement released by authorities, Newark Police responded to the incident, which occurred at approximately 7 p.m. when a group of individuals attacked several victims with knives and pepper spray in the 100 block of 6th Street.

Police said Sanchez was identified as one of the suspects, who fled with the attackers in a two-door grey Honda Civic.

According to police, to Sanchez, a 5’5” inch tall Hispanic female, weighs 160 pounds and has brown eyes, and black hair.

She is known to frequent 48 E. North Street in Bethlehem, PA.

Director Fragé urges anyone with information on Sanchez’s whereabouts

to call the Police Division’s 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477). All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.