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ALERT: Search Continues for Newark West Ward New Year’s Day Armed Carjacker

By rlsmetro on
Newark

By: Richard L. Smith 

Newark detectives continue to search and request the public’s help in identifying a  male suspect who is in connection with a carjacking that occurred on Sunday, January 1. 

According to a statement released by Newark Police, Just after 7:05 p.m., a man sitting inside a parked vehicle at 18th Avenue and Alexander Street was approached by a male suspect wearing all black and a ski mask who pointed a handgun at him before stealing his car, a blue, 4-door Dodge Dart.

Police say the suspect fled in the victim’s vehicle, heading northbound on Alexander Street. 

Newark Police officials urge anyone with information about the identity of this suspect 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.