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Clifton Police Search for Suspect Who Struck Officer with Vehicle


Clifton Police are searching for a suspect that assaulted a police officer on June 18.

According to police officials, officers responded to the area of Valley Road on a suspicious act in progress. 

When police arrived at the scene, one of the involved parties, specifically Alberto J. Maymi-Sepulveda, began to flee the scene in a vehicle - slamming the door on the officer who was attempting to stop him. 

The suspect then accelerated and struck the officer with the vehicle and fled the area. 

Police officials said that the officer suffered arm contusions and was not taken to a hospital. 

Since this incident, the suspect has evaded capture - despite numerous attempts at locating him. 

According to police, he is currently wanted for Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer, amongst other charges related to a secondary matter. 

Anyone who knows the suspect's whereabouts is asked to contact the Clifton Police Department Detective Division @ 973-470-5908. Callers can remain anonymous.