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Police Seek Help Identifying Package Theft Suspect in Newark


By: Najla Alexander

Authorities in Newark request the public’s help in identifying the male suspect in connection with a package theft that occurred on Tuesday, April 30.AdNewark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé said that a victim reported that three packages, valued at $429.00, were delivered to a residence at Vermont Avenue near South Orange Avenue at approximately 5 p.m.


According to officials, the suspect walked past the residence, pulling a rolling briefcase.


He quickly returned, walked up the victim’s front steps, and placed the three delivered packages into a black garbage bag, officials stated.


Officials said detectives investigating this incident describe the suspect as a Black male wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, blue denim pants, and dark-colored shoes.

Director Fragé urges anyone with information about 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).