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Newark Ironbound Walgreens Robbed by Two Suspects

By rlsmetro on

Newark Police requests the public’s help in identifying two male suspects wanted in connection with a commercial robbery that occurred at Walgreens at 61 Ferry Street on April 1st. 


Police said at approximately 7:45 p.m., the two suspects entered the store and one of them began putting merchandise into a dark laundry bag.

After being confronted by a store employee, the suspect ran, dropping his cell phone.

According to police, he exchanged the bag of stolen merchandise for his cell phone, but a second suspect threw an unknown substance into the face of the store employee, burning his eyes.

The bag of merchandise was subsequently taken by the suspects who fled on Ferry Street.

While detectives are actively searching for these suspects, we request the public’s help in quickly identifying them.

According to police, the first suspect is described as Hispanic with a tan complexion. He is approximately 5’9” tall and 260 lbs. He was wearing a blue bubble jacket, black jeans and a black medical mask.

Police said the second suspect is Black with a dark complexion. He is approximately 6’1” tall and 310 lbs. He was wearing a black hooded sweater, fitted blue jeans and a black medical mask.


Director O’Hara urges anyone with information about these suspects to call the Police Division’s 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477). All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.