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Man Wanted for Armed Robbery of Woman in Newark’s North Ward

By rlsmetro on

Police in Newark are reporting that a warrant has been issued for the arrest of Mr. Miguel Nieves, who is being sought for a robbery that occurred on February 10th. 

Police said at approximately 7:15 a.m., a woman walking in the area of Verona Avenue and Mt. Prospect Avenue was robbed by a man who demanded her belongings before fleeing northbound on Verona Avenue. According to Newark Police, detectives investigating this incident have identified Nieves as a suspect and seek the public’s help in quickly locating him.

He is described as 5’8” tall and 130 pounds. He has a light complexion, black hair and brown eyes.

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about the whereabouts of Miguel Nieves  to call the Department's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477).