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Newark Police Investigates Early Morning Cab Driver Robbery


By: Tracie Carter 

Newark police are actively investigating an early morning robbery that occurred in the city's South Ward.

AdThe incident was reported at approximately 2:30 a.m. in the vicinity of 20th Street and Avon Avenue.

Police responded swiftly to the scene, initiating a search for the suspect who fled the area after the robbery. 

According to preliminary information, the victim of the robbery was a cab driver.

The suspect was described as wearing a brown leather jacket and a light-colored hoodie. While there were no reports of weapons displayed, the suspect may have verbally indicated the presence of a firearm.

No injuries were reported as a result of the incident, and the suspect is at large.