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Male, Female Arrested for Early Morning Newark Gas Station Robbery


Police took two suspects into custody and charged the pair with robbery after they reportedly held up an attendant at a Newark South Ward gas station on Wednesday morning. 

According to a preliminary investigation,  police responded to reports of a robbery in progress at the Speedway Gas Station located at 273 Elizabeth Avenue.

Units were told by one of the attendants that a black male and female suspects - wearing dark clothing - arrived at the business and robbed him shortly before 3:40 a.m.

Police canvassed several South Ward neighborhoods and found two suspects fitting the description near West Bigelow and Frelinghuysen Avenue. 

Police say the victim positively identified the suspects. 

Police reported no physical injuries.