Police Arrest Man Wanted for Several Newark Ironbound Robberies

Police officials in Newark are reporting the arrest of Mr. Andre Thompson, 47, of Newark, who was charged with three robberies.

Police say Thompson was arrested Thursday after being sought for robberies that occurred last Friday, April 11th, Saturday, April 12th and Sunday, April 13th.

According to police, the male suspect drove a red vehicle committed the robberies by pulling up to victims and demanding their belongings.

The incidents occurred at 81 Delancy Street, 250 York Avenue and Hensler and Alyea streets.

Detectives investigating these incidents identified Andre Thompson as a suspect and secured a warrant for his arrest on charges of robbery and simple assault according to police.

These charges are merely accusations.

The suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.