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DEVELOPING: Suspect Attempts to Carjack Armored Car in Newark's West Ward

By rlsmetro on

There is an active crime scene established and an investigation underway into an armored car attempted armed robbery in Newark's West Ward. 

According to a preliminary investigation, police were called to the vicinity of South Orange and Stuyvesant avenues to investigate reports of a crashed armored truck around 1:25 p.m. 

According to Newark Police officials, a male suspect entered an armored car at Wells Fargo, 990 South Orange Avenue. and attempted a robbery. The vehicle proceeded forward then struck two parked cars. The suspect fled on foot and remain at-large.

Newark Police said one armored car guard suffered a minor injury to his right hand.

According to police, no cash was stolen from the armored vehicle.

This incident is under investigation.