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Gunpoint Carjacking Under Investigation in Elizabeth; Newark PD Locates Vehicle, Arrests Suspect

By rlsmetro on

Police in Elizabeth reported no physical injuries in an armed carjacking incident that occurred in the city Friday night. 

In the incident, police said at approximately 11:17 p.m., police were alerted of a carjacking in progress in the 800 block of Bond Street. 

When officers arrived at the scene, they found the victim, who reported that two males armed with a gun drove up on a gray Audi then approached and took their white Range Rover. 

The suspects sped away from the scene and remain at-large. 

At approximately 4:45 a.m Saturday, Newark Police located a grey Audi fitting the description then found the driver inside the vehicle with a loaded weapon near the intersection of Avon and Seymour Avenue. 

Police took the suspect into custody and Elizabeth Police were notified of the arrest but did not immediately respond.