Police Search for Newark South Ward Armed Robbery Suspects

Police request the public’s help with identifying the below pictured suspects in connection with an armed robbery that took place on August 2, in Newark.

According to a statement released by police, around 10:56 p.m. police officers responded to a call about a robbery on Birks Place.

Police say three suspects, with two of them brandishing handguns, took the victim’s all-terrain vehicle and fled west on Hawthorne Avenue into Irvington Township.

According to didn't to police, the first suspect, armed with a handgun, is described as a young male who is 5’9,” and 140 pounds.

He was wearing blue shorts and a white shirt. The second suspect, a male, is described as 5’8,’ and 150 pounds.

Police say he had braids and was wearing red sweatpants, a white shirt and green sneakers.

Police say the third suspect, a female not pictured but also armed with a handgun, is described as 5’7’ and 140 pounds.

She was wearing blue shorts and a white T-shirt

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information regarding the suspects to call the Department’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.