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Police Seek Help Identifying Shoplifting Suspect in Newark


By: Najla Alexander 

Authorities in Newark seek the public’s assistance in identifying the male suspect in connection with a shoplifting incident that occurred on Monday, May 20.AdNewark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé said at approximately 11 a.m., the suspect entered a jewelry store located on Ferry Street near Congress Street, removed a bracelet, and left the store without paying for the item.


The suspect was last seen walking westbound on Ferry Street, officials stated. 


Officials said detectives seek the public’s help in quickly identifying this suspect.

He was wearing a tan shirt, black hat, and a black surgical mask, according to officials.

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).