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Police Search for Suspect Wanted for Burglarizing Newark East Ward Businesses  




Police in Newark seeks the public’s help with identifying a suspect wanted in connection with two burglaries that occurred last week. 

According to police, the suspect, captured on surveillance video in both incidents, broke two windows to enter a restaurant in the 100 block of Fleming Avenue around 1:30 a.m. on December 24, 2020. Once inside, he stole several bottles of liquor and fled on foot on Fleming Avenue. 

Police say two days later, the suspect entered another restaurant through a side window in the 600 block of Market Street at 11:30 a.m. on December 26, 2020. He stole five Samsung Tablets and money from the cash register. 

While detectives investigating this incident are seeking the public’s help in quickly identifying the suspect, Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about this individual to call the Division'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.