Newark police asking public to help identify New Year’s Day armed carjacking suspect

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Just after 7:05 p.m., a man sitting inside a parked vehicle at 18th Avenue and Alexander Street was approached by a male suspect wearing all black and a ski-mask who pointed a handgun at him before stealing his car, a blue, 4-door Dodge Dart. The suspect fled in the victim’s vehicle, heading northbound on Alexander Street.
Just after 7:05 p.m., a man sitting inside a parked vehicle at 18th Avenue and Alexander Street was approached by a male suspect wearing all black and a ski-mask who pointed a handgun at him before stealing his car, a blue, 4-door Dodge Dart. The suspect fled in the victim’s vehicle, heading northbound on Alexander Street.

NEWARK, NJ – Detectives with the Newark Police Department are still looking for an armed carjacking suspect stemming from an incident that took place on New Years Day.

Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé requests the public’s help in identifying the below-pictured male suspect in connection with a carjacking that occurred on Sunday, January 1, 2023.

According to Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé, “Just after 7:05 p.m., a man sitting inside a parked vehicle at 18th Avenue and Alexander Street was approached by a male suspect wearing all black and a ski-mask who pointed a handgun at him before stealing his car, a blue, 4-door Dodge Dart. “

After the incident, the suspect fled in the suspect’s vehicle heading northbound on Alexander Street.

Director Fragé urges anyone with information about the identity of this suspect 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.

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