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Vehicle Sought for Newark West Ward Gunpoint Carjacking


Police officials in Newark seek the public's help in locating a vehicle reported carjacked Saturday.

Officers responded to the area of Westend Avenue, near South Orange Avenue, on a call of a carjacking.

According to Newark Police officials, the victim's vehicle is a 4-door, black 2017 Acura ILX with damage to the driver's side from front to back. 

The suspects produced a gun and took the victim's vehicle before speeding away from the scene. 

Officials said detectives investigating this incident seek the public's help in quickly locating the carjacked vehicle as part of their investigation.

Director Malave urges anyone with information about the whereabouts of this vehicle to call the Police 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.