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Person of Interest Sought for Newark West Ward Attempted Abduction


Newark Police officials request the public's help in identifying a male suspect sought as a person of interest in an attempted abduction that occurred on Saturday, June 11.

Police said an attempted abduction took place on the 100 block of Manor Drive with the suspect described as a male with a dark complexion, black hair, and approximately 30 years of age.  

According to police, during the course of the investigation, the detectives developed a person of interest who was last seen exiting the residence shortly after the incident occurred and walking south on Manor Drive toward Irvington Avenue.

While detectives are actively searching for this suspect, they seek the public's help in quickly identifying him as part of this investigation. Director O'Hara urges anyone with information about this suspect to call the Newark Police Division's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477). All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.