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BREAKING: Suspects Arrested in Early Morning Crash, Foot Pursuit of Newark Armed Carjacking Incident

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Police apprehended several suspects responsible for a carjacking and several armed robbers in Newark early Friday morning. 

According to a preliminary investigation, police responded to reports of a carjacking in progress in the vicinity of 475 Avon Avenue before 5:30 a.m. 

When officers arrived at the scene, they were informed that suspects conducted a carjacking at that location.

Police say they found the vehicle occupied by suspects and attempted to pull the driver over when a brief pursuit occurred but ended after the car slammed into a pole near the intersection of Bedford and Springfield Avenue. 

Police said two females were captured at the crash scene and officers arrested two males (possible juveniles) after a foot pursuit through the community. 

Officials reported no serious injuries in the carjacking.

Springfield Avenue is closed in both directions for the crash investigation.