UPDATE: Police Seek Assistance Identifying Suspect in Carjacking of Vehicle with 3-Year-Old Child Inside
Byline: [Your Name]
Newark, NJ – The Newark Public Safety Director, Fritz G. Fragé, has called on the public to assist in identifying a suspect involved in a carjacking incident that occurred on Tuesday, October 31, 2023. The carjacking took place with a 3-year-old child inside the vehicle. Fragé is urging anyone with information about the suspect to come forward and assist with the investigation.
At approximately 8:13 a.m., the Newark Police responded to a call regarding a carjacked vehicle with a 3-year-old child left inside. Officers immediately initiated a search for a 2017 silver-colored Hyundai Sonata in the area. In response to the situation, an Amber Alert was issued at approximately 9:55 a.m. Fortunately, at around 10:30 a.m., the Police located the vehicle in Jersey City with the child unharmed.
Surveillance cameras captured footage of the suspect involved in the incident, who appears to be a female. Newark Police detectives are requesting the public’s help in quickly identifying and locating this individual for questioning purposes. Director Fragé emphasizes the significance of any information that can lead to the identification of the suspect and encourages individuals to call the Police Division’s 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477). It is important to note that all Crime Stopper tips are treated with utmost confidentiality and may even result in a reward.
In addition to the phone line, anonymous tips can also be submitted through the Police Division’s website. The website provides a secure platform for individuals to share any relevant information that could aid in the investigation.
As the investigation is ongoing, no further details are available at this time. However, law enforcement authorities are committed to working diligently to bring