UPDATE: Suspect Wanted for Armed Carjacking in Newark

Police in Newark issued an arrest warrant for Mr. Maurice P. Williams for a carjacking and firearm offenses in connection with an incident that occurred on June 28 in the 500 block of S. 13th Street.

While police are actively searching for Maurice P. Williams, they seek the public’s help in quickly locating this individual as part of this investigation.

Police say at the time of this incident, Williams’ hair was described to have braids with red tips.

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about the whereabouts of this suspect 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. Anonymous tips may also be made using the Police Division’s website at: www.newarkpd.o