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ALERT: Police Search for Man Wanted for Stealing Car from Auto Repair Shop in Union

By rlsmetro on
Union Township (Union)

Police in Union are on the search for a man wanted for stealing a car from an auto repair shop last week.

According to police, the car was stolen on March 22nd when the owner of the business reported that

he left vehicles running to move for the storm.

The owner stated that he was approached by an unknown 5'9" tall 225-pound light-skinned black male, in his late 40s with a beard who wore a black coat, black pants, white sneakers, a New Orleans multi-colored wool hat, and holding a red folder.

Police say the man asked the owner about a repair to his vehicle then he disappeared; and so did a customers 1997 Nissan.

Police say the suspect is wanted for similar auto thefts in town.  

Anyone who can help or has further information is asked to contact Det. Lagoa at or 908-851-5030