UPDATE: Search Underway for Two Newark Gas Station Robbery Suspects

Police officials in Newark request the public’s assistance in identifying two individuals who are wanted in connection with a robbery that occurred on Friday, June 7th.

According to a statement released by Newark Police, shortly after 10 a.m., police responded to Gas/Diesel Gas Station, located at 1285 McCarter Highway, on a call of a robbery.

Officials say two males approached the attendants and stole approximately $653.00 from them in total.

Police described the first suspect as 6’2” tall with a slim build. He was wearing a black hooded sweater and dark blue jeans.

According to police, the remaining suspect is also approximately 6’2” tall -with a slim build- and wore a black hooded sweater and light blue jeans.

Robbery detectives investigating this incident obtained photos of the suspects and are seeking the public’s assistance in quickly identifying them.

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about these suspects to call the Department's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477) or 1-877-NWK-GUNS (1-877-695-4867).

All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.