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Crime Map: Man Knocked Down Then Robbed, Sibling Argument Turns Into Broomstick Fight

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A summary of significant reports and incidents between March 12 and March 18 as released by the . On the accompanying map, the colors indicate the type of incident. Find the legend at the bottom of the map.

Man Flees From Check Center, Tries To Discard Dagger

Police were patroling near when they saw a 38-year-old man inside of the business around 3:40 p.m. The man saw the officer, left the business and began running. Police said while fleeing, the man tried to discard a dagger. The officer chased the man and caught him at on Sunday. He was booked into Santa Rita Jail on suspicion of possession of a dagger and delaying arrest

Sisters Fight With Broomsticks

A 24-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman were arrested on suspicion of assault with a weapon likely to cause great bodily injury on Friday. Police responded to the 36800 block of Cherry Street just before 2:45 a.m.Friday and found that two sisters, including the 20-year-old woman, were fighting and the argument turned physical. One sister struck the other with a broomstick and they began wrestling. The women's mother then called the 24-year-old Newark man to break up the fight between the sisters but after failing to do so, the man picked up the broomstick and struck both sisters. The man was booked into Santa Rita Jail. The woman was cited and released, but was arrested once more on Sunday on suspicion of assault and then booked into Santa Rita Jail.

Homeless Man Flees From Cops – But Later Captured

Police arrested a 22-year-old homeless man but when they first made contact with him while responding to a complaint of noise and drinking on the 36600 block of Ruschin Drive around 11 p.m. Wednesday, the man fled. Officers later found him, though, hiding in the front yard of a home on the 5700 block of Souza Drive. The man was arrested on suspicion of delaying arrests and for three of his no-cite warrants. He was booked into Santa Rita Jail.

Man Knocked Down, Robbed

A man was robbed after he was knocked down while walking near the intersection of Cherry Street and Central Avenue around 7:40 p.m. Tuesday. Police said the man reported two suspects took money from his pockets. The suspects were only described as a pair of late teen males who were last seen wearing dark clothing.

Assault and Battery

A 27-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of corporal injury on a spouse, cohabitant or fellow parent at near on Saturday. He was booked into Fremont Jail.

Burglary and Theft

An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of petty theft out of at on Friday and was booked into Fremont Jail.

A 38-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of burglary out of on Friday. He was booked into Santa Rita Jail.

An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of petty theft out of at on Friday. He was booked into Fremont Jail.

A 48-year-old Newark man was arrested on suspicion of petty theft at around 4:35 p.m. Tuesday. He was cited and released but transported to a local hospital for an unrelated medical issue.

A 57-year-old homeless woman was arrested on suspicion of petty theft form around 2:45 p.m. Tuesday. She was booked into Fremont Jail

Drugs and Alcohol

A 49-year-old Fremont man was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving at Thornton Avenue and Cedar Boulevard around 6:50 p.m. on Wednesday.

Miscellaneous

A 23-year-old man was arrested and cited on suspicion of possession of a switchblade knife at Cedar Boulevard and Moores Avenue on Sunday.

A 38-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of violating a court order at on Friday. He was booked into Fremont Jail.

Any person with any information concerning these incidents can contact the Newark Police Department's non-emergency line at 510-578-4237 or can call the Silent Witness Hotline at 510-578-4000, extension 500.

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Editor's note: This report was updated 9 a.m. Wednesday to add more details on two incident reports.

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