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Newark Police Seeks Assistance with Identifying Suspect Wanted for Commercial Armed Robbery


Police in Newark are on the search for a suspect wanted for a robbery and firearm offense that occurred on Wednesday, January 20.

Officials said police responded to reports of a robbery at a commercial establishment in the 500 block of Central Avenue where a male suspect entered the establishment, pointed a silver handgun -at an employee-  then removed cash from the register. 

According to police, the suspect wore a dark-colored jacket with a hood, a light-colored shirt with a hood that was worn under the jacket, light-colored pants, and dark-colored sneakers. 

Police say the suspect was last seen traveling southbound on South 10th Street from Central Avenue.

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


Newark Police urge anyone with information about the suspect to call the Division's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695- 8477).