Newark Man Allegedly Threatened Girlfriend With Gun

Police in Newark issued a warrant for the arrest of Mr. Savon Morrison, 24, of Newark, who they say is wanted for an aggravated assault that occurred today,-Sunday-.

According to a statement released by officials, this afternoon, police responded to a South Ward residence on a call of an aggravated assault in progress.

Police say the victim, who is the suspect’s girlfriend, was threatened with a gun by Morrison following an argument.

Detectives from the Special Victims Section investigating this incident secured a warrant for Morrison’s arrest on charges of aggravated assault, possession of a weapon and child endangerment.

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

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about Morrison 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.