October 31, 2023
Police Seek Help Identifying Suspect in Carjacking of Vehicle with 3-Year-Old Child Inside
Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé requests the public’s help in identifying the below-pictured suspect in connection with a carjacking that occurred with a male child inside the vehicle today, Tuesday, October 31, 2023.
At approximately 8:13 a.m., Police responded to the 100 block of Wilson Avenue on a call of a carjacked vehicle taken with a 3-year-old child left inside. Police immediately canvassed the area for a 2017 silver-colored Hyundai Sonata. An Amber Alert was issued at approximately 9:55 a.m. At approximately 10:30 a.m. Police located the vehicle in Jersey City with the child inside and unharmed.
Newark Police detectives observed on surveillance cameras the below-pictured suspect in this incident, who may be a female. Detectives are seeking the public’s help to quickly identify this suspect for questioning.
Director Fragé urges anyone with information about the identity of this suspect to call the Police Division’s 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477). All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.
Anonymous tips may also be made using the Police Division’s website at: https://www.newarkpublicsafety.org/how-do-i/submit-a-crime-tip/.
Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé at approximately 8:13 a.m. today, Tuesday, October 31, 2023, Police responded to the 100 block of Wilson Avenue on a call of a carjacked vehicle taken with a 3-year-old child left inside. An Amber Alert was issued at approximately 9:55 a.m. At approximately 10:30 a.m. Police located the vehicle in Jersey City with the child inside and unharmed. This incident remains under investigation. No further information is available.
NEWARK, NJ — An Amber Alert was issued for a child abduction of Pedro Dasilva a 3-year-old child last seen in Newark New Jersey. The child was last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and gray pants. The suspect is a black male wearing a black Northface jacket, black pants and white sneakers. Suspect vehicle is a Silver Hynda Sonata with New Jersey registration number S27SLD If you happen to see the vehicle notify police 9-1-1
Further information will be posted as it becomes available.
From live video feed from CBS New York from a helicopter above the scene it appears that police have the suspect vehicle and a child fitting the description provided in the Amber Alert was placed in the back of an ambulance and transported to Jersey City Medical Center
CBS News New York appears to have a helicopter over the scene click to see live feed: