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Over Three Dozen Packages Missing After Thief Steals Amazon Delivery Truck Left Running in Newark

By rlsmetro on

Police in Newark are looking for a thief who stole an Amazon truck left running in Newark’s Central Ward this evening. 

According to Newark Public Safety Director Brian O’Hara, at 5:40 p.m. today, an Amazon delivery truck left running at South Orange Avenue and Howard Street was taken. 

Director O’Hara said a male thief reportedly jumped inside the vehicle and sped away. 

The vehicle was recovered at 55 Barclay Street around  6:44 p.m. with the driver’s personal items and some 35 delivery packages stolen.

Director O’Hara said the suspect fled the scene and remained at large. 

This incident remains under investigation.