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Warrant Issued for Newark Man Wanted for Aggravated Assault

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Newark Police are reporting that a warrant has been issued for the arrest of Mr. Edwin F. Pabon-Saldana, 44, of Newark, wanted for an aggravated assault that occurred on Thursday, March 31.

According to police officials, at approximately 1:20 a.m., police responded to South 18th Street and South Orange Avenue on a call of a motor vehicle accident with injuries. 

Police said that responding officers discovered that no accident had occurred but that a passenger inside a 2014 Nissan Versa had been injured after a male struck the vehicle with a chain, shattering the passenger side window. 

The victim was transported to University Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Detectives investigating this incident have identified Pabon-Saldana as a suspect and obtained a warrant for his arrest. 

They seek the public's help in quickly locating him as part of this investigation. Pabon-Saldana is described as approximately 6-ft. tall with a light complexion and hazel eyes.

Newark Police urge anyone with information about the whereabouts of Edwin F. Pabon-Saldana 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: