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ALERT: Woman Wanted for Attempting to Lure 14-Year-Old Boy in Newark

By rlsmetro on

Police in Newark seeks the public’s help in identifying a female who is wanted for questioning in a luring incident that occurred on Friday, December 6, 2019.

According to a statement released by police, at approximately 2 p.m., a female approached 14-year old boy in the area of Crawford Street and Washington Street and attempted to pull him with her after grabbing his hand.

The boy broke away from the suspect’s grip and ran away police said.

Detectives investigating this incident seek the public’s help in quickly identifying this suspect as part of this investigation.

Police say she is described as wearing a black jacket and blue jeans.

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about this suspect to call the Department'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.