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Authorities Seek Newark Theft Suspect


“ By: Yuritza Arroyo

Newark authorities request the public’s help identifying a pictured suspect in connection with a theft on May 23.

According to Newark Police, officers responded to the theft, which occurred at approximately 7:14 p.m. at a residence located in the 600 block of South 12th Street.

Police said the suspect, a Black male, was captured on surveillance video removing a wooden planter crate with flowers from the victim’s porch.


He was wearing a dark-colored baseball cap, a white shirt, light denim jean shorts, and white sneakers.

He also was carrying a blue backpack and two portable folding camping chairs.