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Carjacking Under Investigation in Newark's North Ward

By rlsmetro on

Police in Newark are reporting a carjacking that took place Sunday morning in Newark's North Ward. 

In the incident, police say at approximately 5:25 a.m, offices were called to the vicinity of Berkeley Avenue and North 5th Street to investigate reports of a carjacking in progress. 

Upon arrival, police say they spoke to the owner of a grey Honda Pilot, who informed them that two black males approached and forcefully stole the vehicle while he attempted to block them from doing so. 

According to police, the vehicle has a reported NJ license plate number "H53-MSZ" and has a cargo rack on top of the car. 

There were no reports of weapons and the victim did not suffer serious injuries, according to police. 

The incident is under investigation.