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Newark Police Search for Shoplifting Suspect


Newark Police request the public's assistance in identifying a shoplifting suspect in connection with an incident that occurred on Tuesday, March 22.

According to police, at approximately 6:55 p.m., police responded to a call of shoplifting at Vailsburg Wine & Liquors, located at 986 South Orange Avenue. 

Police said that the suspect entered the store and removed three bottles of liquor from the refrigerator, and walked out without paying. The stolen merchandise is valued at $67.00.

Detectives investigating this incident seek the public's assistance quickly identifying the suspect as part of their investigation. 

Police said that he is described as a Black male wearing a camouflage jacket, red hooded sweatshirt and dark pants.

Newark Police urge anyone with information about this suspect to call the Newark 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. 

Anonymous tips may also be made using the Police Division's website at: