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Police Seek the Public's Help in Identifying Carjacking Suspects

By rlsmetro on

Police officials is Newark requests the public’s help in identifying the below pictured suspects in connection with a carjacking that occurred on Saturday, April 10. 

Police said Just before 8:15 a.m., a man inside his vehicle, parked in the area of Fairmount and Central avenues, was approached by a male driver and male passenger who exited a gray 4-door newer model Honda Accord and demanded the victim’s vehicle.

After taking the victim’s car keys, the second suspect drove away with the victim’s vehicle, heading north on Fairmount Avenue.  

According to police, the second suspect, inside the gray Honda Accord, headed south on Fairmount Avenue, then west on West Market Street.

While detectives investigating this incident are actively searching for these suspects, we seek the public’s help in quickly identifying them. Police say both suspects are black.  

The first suspect is described as 6-ft. tall with a slim build and 25-30 years old. He was wearing an orange hooded sweater with a crown on the front and lettering on the hood.

He also had on blue distressed jeans and silver and black sneakers.

The second suspect is also 6 ft. tall with a medium build and a full beard. He was wearing a wave cap, white t-shirt and blue jeans.

Director O’Hara urges anyone with information about this suspect to call the Department'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.