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Newark Woman Wanted for Allegedly Threatening Neighbor with Knife


Police in Newark are looking for Ms. Shamar Pearson, 35, of Newark, wanted for an incident of aggravated assault that occurred on May 5th.

Authorities say on Saturday, at approximately 12:11 a.m., the victim reported that she was threatened by her neighbor, Pearson, with a knife after a verbal confrontation.

According to authorities detectives investigating the incident were issued an arrest warrant for the suspect for assault, possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

The investigation is active and ongoing.

While police are actively searching for Pearson, we seek the public’s assistance in quickly locating and removing her from our streets.

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about the whereabouts of Shamar Pearson 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.