Newark police searching for man who allegedly punched EMT

A warrant has been issued for Jonathan Reserve, 19, who is accused of an aggravated assault that sent an EMT to the hospital


By Laura French

NEWARK — Newark police are searching for a man who is accused of punching an EMT on Tuesday. 

Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced Wednesday that a warrant has been issued for Jonathan Reserve, 19, whom police have identified as a suspect in the aggravated assault. 

Newark police are asking for the public's help in identifying the whereabouts of Jonathan Reserve, 19, who is accused of punching an EMT Tuesday afternoon.
Newark police are asking for the public's help in identifying the whereabouts of Jonathan Reserve, 19, who is accused of punching an EMT Tuesday afternoon. (Photo/Newark Department of Public Safety)

According to a Department of Public Safety press release, Reserve is accused of "striking the victim with closed fists" just before 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 20. The EMT was transported to the hospital for treatment following the incident. 

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Reserve are asked to contact the Newark Police Division's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line or submit a tip through the Newark Police Division website or mobile app. 

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