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Police Seek Suspect In Connection to Newark Theft


By: Yuritza Arroyo

Newark authorities request the public’s help identifying a male suspect in connection with a theft that occurred on Thursday, January 5.

According to Newark officials, a victim reported that his package, delivered just before 10:15 a.m., was stolen from his porch in the 200 block of Fairmount Avenue.

“Officials say the package contained an 18K agate necklace valued at over $620.00.

According to Detectives investigating this incident, they obtained surveillance footage of the suspect approaching the victim’s porch at approximately 10:22 a.m. and placing the delivered package into a gray backpack before fleeing, heading southbound on Fairmount Avenue towards South Orange Avenue.

Authorities say he is described as Black, 5’10” tall, with a thin build.

He wore a navy-blue baseball cap with a gold symbol, a navy-blue hooded sweatshirt with gold lettering on the chest area, black pants, gray sneakers, and a gray backpack.