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Suspect Arrested for Attempting to Burglarize Sonic Restaurant in Newark


Police in Newark took a suspect in custody after the male attempted to break into a restaurant in Newark's Central Ward Monday afternoon.

According to preliminary reports, police received reports of a burglary in progress at the Sonic Restaurant located at 189 Springfield Avenue shortly before 6 p.m.

Upon arrival, police spotted two males running from the restaurant towards West Kinney Street.

Police say after a brief foot chase, one of the suspects was taken into custody, but the second man managed to flee the scene and remains at-large.

The incident remains under investigation.