Newark Police Seeking Suspect in Attempted Abduction Case

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NEWARK, NJ – Newark Police have released photos of a suspect wanted for an attempted abduction last Saturday in the city’s West Ward. Police did not release any information about the victim at this time.

Newark Public Safety Director Brian A. O’Hara said the attempted abduction took place on the 100 block of Manor Drive with the suspect, described as approximately 30 years old, with a dark complexion and black hair, who was last seen exiting the residence shortly after the incident occurred and walking south on Manor Drive toward Irvington Avenue.

“While detectives are actively searching for this suspect, we seek the public’s help in quickly identifying him as part of this investigation,” O’Hara said.

Director O’Hara urges anyone with information about this suspect to call the Newark Police Division’s 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477).