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Three Suspects Wanted for Newark Livery Car Carjacking Arrested Following Police Pursuit

By rlsmetro on

Police in Newark took several carjacking suspects into custody after a pursuit ended in a bailout in the city's Central Ward Thursday afternoon.

According to police, the suspects were wanted for a violent early morning armed carjacking of a livery car in the area of South Orange Avenue and South 19th Street Thursday morning.

Police say just before 11:55 a.m., they spotted the carjacked Chevy Suburban in the city's South Ward, where they attempted to pull the driver over.

The vehicle sped away and led officers on a pursuit through the South Ward but ended in the vicinity of Muhammad Ali and 18th avenues where they bailed from the car.

All three suspects were apprehended following a brief foot pursuit, according to police.

A weapon was recovered near the intersection of Wainwright Street and Nye Avenue that officials believe the suspects tossed from the vehicle during the pursuit.

There were no physical injures reported.