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ALERT: Suspect Wanted for Breaking into Downtown Newark College


Police in Newark request the public’s help identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a business burglary that occurred on Sunday, September 26. 

Police said just before 2 a.m., the suspect entered a door on the main level of Pillar College, located at 60 Park Place, and removed a Dell laptop.

According to police, the man then fled the scene eastbound on East Park Place.

While detectives investigating this incident are actively searching for this suspect, they request the public’s help quickly identifying him as part of their investigation.

Police said the suspect is described as having a thin build with a goatee and slight mustache, and wearing jeans, a bubble coat and a baseball cap turned backward.

Director O’Hara urges anyone who can identify 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.