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Armed Suspect Robs Newark East Ward Gas Station


Police in Newark are on the search for a suspect wanted for an early morning robbery of a gas station in the East Ward. 

Officers are looking for a male suspect -who wore a mask- when he committed the robbery at the Exxon Gas Station located at 625 McCarter Highway.

The suspect reportedly arrived at the station occupying a grey Honda Odyssey Minivan with NJ license plate numbers "D34-KSN" and then pointed a gun at an employee. 

Police say the assailant took an unknown amount of cash before speeding away from the scene northbound on McCarter Highway. 

The vehicle was last seen near McCarter Highway and Bridge Street. 

Authorities reported no physical injuries.