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City of Newark Police Division
Friday June 14th, 2024 :: 03:48 p.m. EDT


Police Seek Help Identifying Criminal Mischief Suspect

Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé requests the public’s help in identifying the below-pictured male suspect in connection with an incident of criminal mischief that occurred on Thursday, June 13, 2024.

At approximately 2:15 p.m., Police responded to a vacant building in the 900 block of Broad Street where witnesses reported seeing a male inside pouring a liquid on the floor and attempting to start a fire. Police observed a chemical with an odor of lighter fluid on the floor. No fire was observed and no injuries were reported.

Detectives investigating this incident describe the male as having a thin build, light complexion, and wearing a black long-sleeve shirt, and white and gray sneakers.

Director Fragé urges anyone with information about 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. Anonymous tips may also be made using the Police Division’s website at: https://npd.newarkpublicsafety.orgNewark Police Division. #newarknj #publicsafety #police #community #partnership #newjersey #cops #tips #CrimeStoppers

City of Newark Police Division
480 Clinton Ave
Newark, NJ 07108

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