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Newark Police Searching for Theft Suspect Who Stole $1,000

By rlsmetro on

Newark Public Safety Director Brian A. O'Hara requests the public's help in identifying the suspect in a theft that occurred on Thursday, October 7.

According to police officials, at approximately 3:50 p.m., a man entered an office at the Tryp Hotel, located at 24 East Park Place, and removed $1,000.00 from a victim's purse.

While detectives are actively searching for this suspect, they seek the public's help quickly identifying him as part of this investigation.

According to police, he is described as tall, having a medium build, with black hair and a black beard. He was wearing a black zipper jacket, blue jeans and white sneakers.

Director O'Hara urges anyone with information on the identity of this suspect 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.

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