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Newark police investigating an unlawful sexual contact incident

Nov 20, 2015 02:25PM ● By Steven Hoffman

Newark Police are investigating an unlawful sexual contact incident that occurred on Friday, November 13 at 12:05 p.m. in the College Square parking lot near Kmart. A 28 year-old female, who was with her small child and infant, leaned into her car to secure her infant in a car seat. While doing so, a black male suspect that was seated in a parked charcoal gray Ford Focus next to her vehicle, inappropriately touched the woman. The suspect then drove away at a high rate of speed towards Pep Boys.

The suspect is described as a light-skinned black male, approximately 18-25 years of age, and was driving a charcoal gray Ford Focus.

Newark Police are seeking tips for any information on the person in the attached pictures who is considered a person of interest.

Anyone with additional information on this incident should contact Detective Wiliam Anderson at 302-366-7100 ext. 3469 or [email protected] .

You can send an anonymous text message tip by texting 302NPD and your message to TIP411.

Information can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at where a reward may be available.

The Newark Police Department affirms that all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

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