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Hunterdon County CrimeStoppers offering $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of fugitive of the week

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ – Hunterdon County CrimeStoppers is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of a fugitive, according to Hunterdon County Acting Prosecutor Michael Williams.

Abhinaba Barhakur, 54, has been indicted in Superior Court for third-degree threatening to commit violence to another person. A bench warrant for Barhakur’s arrest was issued after he failed to appear in Superior Court and extradition is from NJ, NY, PA and DE, Williams said.

Barhakur, whose last known address is in Hillsborough, is described as 5 feet 11 inches tall and 170 pounds with black hair, brown eyes, Williams said.

Anyone with information on Barhakur’s whereabouts are asked to contact the Hunterdon County Fugitive Task Force at 908-788-1129 or your local police department, Williams said.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-321-0010, going online at, or through the free “P3 Tips” smartphone app. All tips are anonymous and kept confidential.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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