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Newark Police Seek Public's Help in Identifying Criminal Mischief Suspect


Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a person wanted in connection with an incident of criminal mischief that occurred on July 5th.

According to authorities, at approximately 11:53 p.m., officers responded to Voorhees Street near Fabyan Place on a call of criminal mischief.

Upon arrival, officers obtained video footage that captured a man shooting a paint ball gun at a private surveillance camera in the area and damaging it.

The suspect is described as having a medium complexion and wearing a light colored t-shirt and blue jean shorts.

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

This investigation is active and ongoing. 

Anyone with information on this suspect is asked 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.