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Newark Man Wanted for Robbing Dollar General in North Ward

By rlsmetro on

Newark Police officials said that they are looking for Prince Mumin, 20, of Newark, a former employee of the discount grocery store that he robbed on April 2.

According to police officials, police received a call that a robbery was in progress at 8:45 p.m. at the Dollar General in the 700 block of Broadway.

Police said, when they arrived, an employee told officers that Mumin, whom she later recognized as a former employee, walked behind the store counter and began taking money from the cash register.

According to police, Mumin pushed his way past the cashier and a supervisor who tried to stop him before he ran out of the store heading west on Elliot Street.

Police described him as 5’9 and 160-180 pounds, with brown eyes, black hair, and a light brown complexion. He was wearing a grey sweatshirt with a hood, a black ski mask, light blue jeans with white sneakers, and black shoelaces.

The detectives investigating this incident are seeking the public’s help with finding Mumin and urge anyone with information about him to call the 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.