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ALERT: Warrant Issued for Woman Wanted for Violent Newark Stabbing

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Police in Newark issued a warrant for the arrest of Ms. Aliyah T. Napier, 24, of Newark, on charges of aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose in an incident that occurred on Monday, September 13. 

Police said at approximately 7:40 p.m., police responded to Riverview Court, on a stabbing call. 

According to police, responding officers located a woman who had been stabbed with a knife by a woman she knows following an altercation.

The suspect fled in a black Nissan SUV after dropping the knife.

The victim was transported to University Hospital and is reportedly in stable condition.

Detectives investigating this incident have identified Aliyah T. Napier as a suspect in this incident and obtained a warrant for her arrest.

Police said they seek the public’s help in quickly locating her as part of this investigation.

Napier is described as 5’5” tall, 150 lbs., with black hair and brown eyes.

Director O’Hara urges anyone with information about the whereabouts of Aliyah T. Napier to call the 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.