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Newark Police Seach for Man Wanted for Stealing Cell Phone

By rlsmetro on

Police in Newark request the public’s help identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a theft that occurred at a supermarket on Sunday. 

Police said the victim told them that he left his cellphone around 5 p.m. at the City Supermarket, located in the 500 block of Irvington Avenue. 

According to police, when he returned, the phone was gone.

The suspect in the picture below was captured on a surveillance camera removing the victim’s cell phone after the victim walked away.

Police said the suspect wore black jeans, a grey cap, and a grey T-shirt with "South Orange New Jersey" written on the front. 

While detectives investigate this incident and seek the public’s help with identifying the suspect, Director O’Hara urges anyone with information 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.