Carjacker Steals Car in Newark's West Ward

Police in Newark issued an alert to law enforcement agencies around the region to be on the lookout for a vehicle that was carjacked in the city on Friday night.

According to police, the incident happened in the 300 block of 14th Avenue before 8:40 p.m. where the carjacker stole a red 2013 Toyota with reported NJ license plate numbers "VTJ-33R".

The suspect sped away from the scene immediately after the carjacking according to police.

There were no injuries reported.