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ALERT: Suspect Wanted for Downtown Newark Chain Snatching

By rlsmetro on

Police in Newark requests the public’s help identifying a suspect, who is one of two men involved in a chain-snatching incident on September 7, 2021.   

Police said the victim approached officers on patrol and told them that two black males took his chains around 4:25 p.m. at the bus stop in the 800 block of Broad Street, near Branford Place.

According to police, one of the suspects is 6’1’’ and 185 pounds and the second suspect is 5’11” and 170 pounds.

Both men wore black clothing, police said. 

While detectives investigate this incident and seek the public’s help with identifying the suspects, Director O’Hara urges anyone with information to call the 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.