Multiple Boxes of Cigars Stolen in Newark South Ward Armed Robbery

NEWARK – The Newark Police Division seeks the public’s help in identifying three males who held up a food store in the 200 block of Hawthorne Avenue then fled south on Bergen Street Saturday at about 2:30 p.m.

According to police, the three suspects came into the store and one had a handgun.

Police say as a store clerk and customer retreated to a storage area, the suspects stole eight boxes of cigars, after failing to open the cash register.

Anyone with information can call the Newark Police Robbery Squad at (973) 645 1356.

For any crime, the public can always 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.