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Two Apprehended After High-Speed Pursuit of Stolen Car in Newark, Irvington

By rlsmetro on
Newark Irvington Township

Police in Newark took two suspects into custody after a high-speed pursuit that passed through Irvington Township Friday night. 

According to reports, at approximately 9:20 p.m., police began to chase a vehicle after a check of the car's registration came back stolen from Montclair. 

The driver of the car ignored officers' lights and sirens and began to speed recklessly through several Newark communities, then entered Irvington Township. 

Once in Irvington, residents say they observed one of the occupants holding on to the car's back while the driver continued to speed down Stuyvesant Avenue. 

The driver of the stolen car made his way back into Newark, where the suspect bailed from the vehicle near the intersection of 15th and Fairmont Avenues. 

Officers took two of the suspects and charged them with receiving stolen property. 

Reports of armed robberies committed by the assailant in Irvington Township were not immediately confirmed. 

No injuries were reported.