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Police Seek Help Identifying Package Theft Suspect in Newark


By: Najla Alexander 

Authorities in Newark request the public's help identifying the suspect in connection with a package theft that occurred on Wednesday, January 24.AdNewark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé said that at approximately 3:48 p.m., a package was delivered to a residence at Mead Street near Silver Street.

The package was missing when the victim arrived to retrieve it, officials said.

According to officials, surveillance footage showed a Black male suspect walking up to the property and removing the package at approximately 4:48 p.m.

The suspect then continued walking with the package, heading northbound towards Silver Street, officials say.


Officials said detectives investigating this incident seek the public's help p in quickly identifying this suspect.

Authorities say he is described as wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, black pants, and gray sneakers and carrying a gray book bag on his back.

Director Fragé urges anyone with information regarding the identity of this suspect to call the Police Division's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477).