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Man Wanted for Newark West Ward Burglary


Police in Newark seeks the public’s help with locating Mr. Mutalib Mayse, 28, of Newark, who is wanted for burglary into a motor vehicle, criminal mischief and a theft that occurred on April 11. 

Officials said Newark Police responded to a call about a theft from an automobile that took place around 7 a.m. in the 300 block of Smith Street.

When officers arrived, the owner told them that windows to his vehicle were shattered and personal belongings were missing.

Police say Mayse, who is described as 5’5” and 165 pounds, was captured on surveillance video attempting to use a debit card taken from the victim’s vehicle.

He has brown eyes, black hair, and a medium-dark brown complexion.

     While detectives investigate this incident and seek the public’s help with locating Mayse, Director O’Hara urges anyone with information on his whereabouts to call the department’s 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477).  All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.