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Police Search for Suspect in Gunpoint Carjacking in Newark's South Ward

By rlsmetro on
Newark

There is an active search underway for an armed suspect wanted for a carjacking in Newark's South Ward on Monday night. 

Police say at approximately 11 p.m., they received calls reporting a carjacking in progress in the 400 block of Chadwick Avenue. 

Units arrived and found the victim, who reported that an armed suspect stole their white BMW with a reported NJ license plate number "B96-MJH." 

Police canvassing the several South Ward neighborhoods found the unoccupied vehicle near Watson and Badger avenues a short time later. 

Newark Police will handle the investigation.