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Arrest Warrant Issued for Man Accused of Violent Stabbing in Newark


Police in Newark issued a warrant has been issued for the arrest of Mr. Leslie Wilson-Reid, aka Andre Reid, 47, of Newark, in connection with an aggravated assault stabbing that occurred on Friday, March 4. 

According to police, just after 4:40 p.m., Police responded to a residence in the area of Chelsea Avenue near Mountainview Avenue on a call of a stabbing.

Police said responding officers located a victim who had been stabbed by his neighbor with a pocket knife following a quarrel.

The victim was transported to University Hospital for treatment of a laceration to his arm and is reportedly in stable condition.

Detectives investigating this incident identified Leslie Wilson-Reid, aka Andre Reid, as a suspect and obtained a warrant for his arrest on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Director O’Hara urges anyone with information on the whereabouts of Leslie Wilson-Reid, aka Andre Reid 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.