UPDATE: Image of Man Wanted for Sexually Assaulting, Attempted Kidnap of Newark Teen Released by Police

Police in Newark seeks the public’s help in identifying an image of a man who forced a 16-year-old female into the rear seat of a black 4-door vehicle, possibly a Cadillac, at approximately 7:30 a.m. on September 5th, 2018.

According to a statement released by Newark Police, the incident occurred at Muhammad Ali Avenue and Broome Street and the suspect is described as a male between the ages of 25-30 with a medium complexion.

Police say the suspect is 5’6” to 5’8” tall, with a beard, low haircut -with waves- and wore black framed sunglasses.

The teenaged female victim escaped unharmed according to police.

While police are actively searching for this suspect, they request the public’s assistance in locating and removing him from city streets.

This investigation is continuing.