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Man Wanted for Stealing Back Pack That Contained $3800 at Newark Hotel


Police in Newark are on the search for a suspect wanted for a theft that occurred on Friday, July 12th, according to officials.

Officials say that police responded to Spring Hill Suites, located at 652 Routes 1 & 9, on a call of a theft.

Officials say the suspect stole a guest’s backpack from the hotel cafeteria at approximately 6 a.m. that contained the traveler’s passport, personal items, and $3,800.00 in cash.

Detectives investigating this incident viewed the hotel’s surveillance cameras and captured footage of a man in dress attire taking the bag, officials say.

The suspect was observed entering an electric blue 4-door Mazda and fleeing the scene headed south on Routes 1 & 9.

While police are actively searching for the suspect, they seek the public’s help in quickly identifying him so that police can remove him from Newark streets.

The police urge anyone with information about this suspect to call the Department's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477) or 1-877-NWK-GUNS (1-877-695-4867).

All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.