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Police Investigate Robbery of Newark South Ward Chicken Shack


There were no injuries reported in a robbery reported in at a Newark South Ward eatery on Monday morning.

According to preliminary reports, police were called to The Chicken Holiday located at 283 Clinton Avenue to take a report of a robbery that occurred Monday morning.

Reports say a female suspect entered the establishment and gave the employee $50 for an order.

Police say the woman then arrived back inside the store and pointed a weapon and demanded the cash back from the employee.

Police were able to capture the woman immediately after the robbery then recovered the gun inside her car.

A crime scene unit arrived at the location to conduct the investigation.