Vehicle Sought In Pipe Assault Robbery, Newark Police Says

A man was assaulted with a pipe and robbed in Newark on the early morning of Friday, May 31, authorities said.

The suspects fled the scene in this vehicle.

The suspects fled the scene in this vehicle.

Photo Credit: Newark Department of Public Safety Faebook

At 3:41 a.m., two men and a woman struck the man with a metal pipe in his head, face, back and arm on the 400 block of North 5th Street, Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said.

The trio took the man's iPhone, $700 in cash and then fled in a silver 2006 Honda Ridgeline pickup truck with New Jersey license plate P97RBZ, Fragé said. 

The four-door vehicle was seen in Clifton but frequents Clifton Avenue in Newark and Washington Avenue in Belleville, Fragé said. It also has been listed as a felony vehicle, Fragé said.

Anyone with information about the suspects’ identity and locating the vehicle is asked to call 1-877-695-8477.

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