Newark East Ward Aggravated Assault Suspect Sought

Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect of an aggravated assault incident that occurred on October 10th.

According to authorities, at approximately 10:30 p.m., police responded to Chapel and Ferry streets after they were told that someone had been assaulted at that location.

Officials say the victim reported that he had come outside when he was attacked by an unknown male who he described as a black male, 6’ tall, last seen wearing a white T-shirt and black pants.

Detectives investigating this incident have developed information identifying the male as a suspect in this assault.

While police are actively searching for the suspect, they seek the public’s assistance in quickly identifying and locating him.

Anyone with information about this suspect 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.