Police Arrest Man for Armed Robbery
Police in Newark arrested Mr. Rhyan G. Felix, 19, of Newark, in connection with an armed robbery that occurred on Wednesday, December 16.
According to police, at approximately 2 p.m., a man walking in the area of Jackson Street and Ferry Street, was approached by a suspect who demanded his cash at gunpoint.
Police say the suspect struck the victim with the firearm after the victim told him he had no money.
The suspect then fled on foot, heading northbound on Jackson Street.
Police say they located Felix at Mott Street and Fleming Avenue and he was immediately arrested without incident.
Police said they recovered a handgun during the arrest.
Felix is charged with robbery, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a firearm for an unlawful purpose and aggravated assault.