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Attempted Robbery Suspect Sought in Newark's West Ward


Early morning police activity in an upper Newark West Ward neighborhood had officers canvassing the area for a possible suspect involved in an attempted robbery.

According to preliminary reports, police were called to the 80's block of Palm Street after the victim reported that two black males approached armed with a gun and demanded personal possessions shortly before 1 a.m.

Police were told that the suspects fled through the rear yards immediately after the incident.

Officers did not locate the suspects after a thorough search of the area.

There were no physical injuries reported.