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Arrest Warrant Issued for Newark Aggravated Assault Suspect




Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose said an arrest warrant has been issued for Alfuquan Westry, 42, of Newark, who is wanted for an aggravated assault incident that occurred last month.


According to Director Ambrose, the victim, who was not injured, told police that the suspect threatened him on November 21, 2020, and tried to cut him with a knife the next day on November 22, 2020.


Westry is described as 6’1’’ and 165 pounds with brown eyes and a dark complexion.


     While detectives investigating this incident are seeking the public’s help in quickly identifying this suspect, Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about him 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.