Wanted: Jeep Jumps Curb, Injures Officer In Newark's 2nd Precinct

Authorities in Newark on Wednesday were on the hunt for a black Jeep Cherokee that jumped a curb and struck an officer in the city's 2nd ward Tuesday night, police said.

Ruggerio Plaza and 7th Avenue, Newark

Ruggerio Plaza and 7th Avenue, Newark

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The officer suffered an elbow injury after being struck by the late model Jeep at Ruggerio Plaza around 11:40 p.m., Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose said.

The Jeep is reported to be missing a portion of the right side bumper.

Police did not release further details.

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