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UPDATE: Newark South Ward Armed Carjacking Suspect Sought by Police

By rlsmetro on

In Newark, police officials request the public’s help in identifying males wanted in connection with an armed carjacking that occurred Monday.


According to police, units responded to the 100 block of Hobson Street on a carjacking call.

Police say the suspects approached the victim while he was inside his vehicle,  open the driver's door and removed the victim’s cash and personal property at gunpoint.


Police say the suspects then took the victim's vehicle and drove away, headed northbound on Hobson Street accompanied by a white vehicle that sped away from the scene.


According to police, the victim’s vehicle was later recovered at 22 Custer Avenue.


Detectives investigating this incident seek the public’s help in quickly identifying the two male suspects as part of this investigation.


Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about these suspects 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.