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Police: Suspect steals running car with 4 children still inside, flees after crashing

Four children were unharmed after they were taken during a carjacking in Newark.

News 12 Staff

Apr 1, 2021, 10:28 PM

Updated 1,202 days ago

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Four children were unharmed after they were taken during a carjacking in Newark.
Newark police say that the incident happened Thursday around 4:30 p.m. near the intersection of Heller Parkway and Branch Brook Drive.
Police say that a woman left her vehicle running with the four children inside.
A person then stole the car with the children inside and drove away. Eventually, the suspect crashed into a nearby truck, ran away and then entered a white Jeep.
The children were not hurt.
Police are still looking for the thief.


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