Police in Newark have issued a warrant for the arrest of a man accused of assault on a police officer May 14.
Officers responded to the 100 block of South 6th Street for a domestic violence call around 3:45 p.m. Arriving officers saw two men fighting, officials said.
When Leon Harris, 34, noticed the officers, he got into a black Nissan Sentra and took off, nearly hitting an officer, according to police.
Harris is 5’9” tall and 220 lbs. with a medium brown complexion, black hair and brown eyes. He also has a tattoo on his right arm that reads "R.I.P."
Anyone who knows where Harris can be found is urged to call the department's 24-hour Crimestopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (877-695-8477) or 877-NWK-GUNS (877-695-8477). All tips are anonymous and may result in a reward.
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