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Newark Police Search for Robbery Suspects


Police in Newark seeks the public’s assistance identifying two suspects wanted for questioning for a robbery that occurred on Friday. 

Police say the robbery occurred in the 100 block of W. Kinney Street when a female and male suspect approached the victim and pushed him to the ground.

According to police, while on the ground, the victim was repeatedly punched on the face and his wallet was removed from his pants.

The wallet contained an undetermined amount of currency and personal belongings police said.

The first suspect is described as a male with a medium brown complexion, wearing a burgundy sweatshirt with a hood, blue pants, dark shoes, and white mask.

The second suspect is described as a female with a medium brown complexion, wearing black jacket with black fur like material around the collar, light colored pants, brown boots, and light colored mask.

 Both suspects were seen leaving the scene running westbound on W. Kinney Street and then northbound on Martin Luther King Boulevard.

Detectives investigating this incident are seeking the public’s help in quickly identifying these suspects as part of this investigation.

Director O’Hara urges anyone with information about these suspects 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.