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ALERT: Police Search for Man Wanted for Attempted Murder in Newark

By rlsmetro on

An attempted murder incident that occurred in Newark on Saturday has police seeking the public’s help in locating the alleged suspect, 44-year-old Mr. Bobby Jones.

According to Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose, at approximately 6:40 p.m., police responded to a residence on Leslie Street after residents heard someone screaming for help.

Director Ambrose said, Jones assaulted a female, threatening her life and firing a gun at her then fleeing the scene.

Detectives obtained a warrant for Bobby Jones’ arrest for attempted murder, possession of a weapon, and possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose.

These charges are mere allegations lodged against Mr. Jones.

Mr. Jones is considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law once he is captured or surrenders to Newark Police.

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about Bobby Jones to call the Department's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477) or 1-877-NWK-GUNS (1-877-695-4867).

All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.

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