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Woman Charged with Assault, Brandishing Gun in Newark

By rlsmetro on
Newark

A woman arrested in Newark for assaulting then pulling a gun on a woman in Newark was placed in custody police said.

Authorities said, **Auria C. Hernandez, 26, of Newark**, was arrested today for assaulting and pointing a gun at a female victim on Monday.

According to police, approximately 9 a.m., officers responded to a call for assistance in the area of Bloomfield Avenue and Parker Street.

A 28-year old female victim had been assaulted, had a gun pointed at her and was robbed of her cell phone police said.

Detectives determined that Hernandez is a suspect in this incident.

She was apprehended in the area of Highland and Grafton Avenues and arrested.

Hernandez is charged with Aggravated Assault, Theft, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose and Resisting Arrest.

These charges are merely accusations.

The suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.