Warrant Issued for Queens Man Wanted for Aggravated Assault in Newark

Newark Police report that a warrant has been issued for the arrest of Victor Perez, 27, of Queens, in connection with an aggravated assault that occurred on Monday, September 7.

According to police, at approximately 1:20 a.m., officers responded to the 100 block of Ivy Street on a call of an injured person.

Officers located an unconscious man who had been struck following a quarrel with another man during a party. The victim was transported to University Hospital for treatment.

Detectives investigating this incident have identified Perez as a suspect in this incident and obtained a warrant for his arrest on a charge of aggravated assault.

While police are actively searching for Perez, they seek the public’s help in quickly locating him as part of this investigation.

Newark Police urge anyone with information about the whereabouts of Victor Perez to call the Department's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477).

Anonymous tips may also be made using the Police Division’s website at www.newarkpd.org.

All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.