Newark Supermarket Robbed at Gunpoint

Police in Newark are on the search for a male who robbed a supermarket in the city at gunpoint on Monday evening.

Authoritities say the incident happened at approximately 9:30 p.m. at the Sidi Supermarket located in the 500 block of Orange Street.

Police arrived at the scene and were told by employees that a light-skinned black male entered the store armed with a gun and demanded cash.

Police say the suspect took an unknown amount of cash before fleeing the scene on foot toward East Orange. The suspect was last seen wearing gray sweat pants, sneakers, and a blue zip-up hoodie.

There were no physical injuries reported.