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.
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.