Man Wanted for Attempted Murder Of Newark North Ward Woman

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A man wanted for a violent attack on a woman in Newark has police searching for the suspect.

Authorities in Newark has issued a $200,000.00 arrest for Reynaldo Nieves, 31, of Newark who they said is connected with an attempted murder incident that occurred Sunday, December 18, 2016.

According to police, at approximately 5 p.m., a 30-year-old North Ward woman was strangled, resulting in her having a seizure and passing out, following a verbal altercation with the suspect.

Police said as a result of their investigation, detectives have determined that Reynaldo Nieves is a suspect in this attempted murder.

While police are actively searching for Nieves, they seek the public’s assistance in quickly locating and removing Nieves from city streets authorities said.

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about Reynaldo Nieves to call the Department's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477) or 1-877-NWK-GUNS (1-877-695-4867).

All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.