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Police Search for Attempted Auto Burglary Suspect in Roseland


An overnight attempted burglary in Roseland had police on the search for a suspect.

Roseland Police, with the assistance from several other municipalities, set up a perimeter in the area of Eagle Rock Avenue and Monroe Avenue as they searched for a suspect who was wanted for attempted burglary to several vehicles.

Police were called to the area after receiving several reports of a suspicious vehicle in the area trying to break into cars.

Officers arriving at the scene spotted a vehicle with two suspects inside that reportedly sped away from officers.

A short pursuit had the suspects' vehicle crash; then a foot chase ensued where cops immediately apprehended a male suspect a short distance away.

The Essex County Sherrif's Department's K-9 unit was called in to assist in the search for a second suspect.

It is not immediately clear if officers ever located the suspect.

There were no injuries reported.

Police are investigating.