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Watchung Police Department
Tuesday October 1st, 2019 :: 09:17 p.m. EDT


State Police Investigation

A vehicle fled from the NJ State Police on RT 78, exited to Hillcrest Rd and crashed.  The occupants of the vehicle fled on foot and two suspects are in custody.  The investigation is ongoing as officers from surrounding agencies continue to search for a POSSIBLE third suspect.  Please turn on exterior lights, lock your doors, windows, and vehicles, remove vehicles keys and key fobs from your vehicles, activate your home security system, and call the police immediately if you hear or see anything suspicious.  It is unknown at this time what the suspects are wanted for beyond fleeing from the State Police.

Watchung Police Department
840 Somerset Street
Watchung, NJ 07069

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 908-756-3663

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