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Suspects Wanted for Breaking Into Cars in Downtown Newark


Police in Newark requests the public’s help with identifying two suspects wanted for breaking into several vehicles at a parking lot on January 12, 2021.


Authorities said, police responded to a report about a theft from a vehicle that occurred around 6:30 p.m. at a parking lot in the 900 block of Broad Street.

The victim told police that the window to his vehicle was shattered and personal items were taken.


Police said during his investigation, the officer saw that three other vehicles in the parking lot had been broken into and that personal items were missing when the owners were contacted.


Surveillance video captured two suspects in the parking lot walking between cars, holding an object in their hands while looking through the window of each vehicle.

The suspects, who wore dark hooded sweatshirts, dark pants and ski masks, were seen leaving the first victim’s vehicle carrying a travel bag, according to police. 


     While detectives investigating this incident are seeking the public’s help in quickly identifying these suspects, Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about them to call the 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.