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Suspect Sought for Attempted Robbery of Newark North Ward Business




By: Richard L. Smith 

Police in Newark are searching for a suspect wanted for attempting to rob a business in the city's North ward Monday evening. 

Newark Police responded to reports of a robbery in progress at 672 Mount Prospect Avenue (Discount Liquor Store) around 7:30 p.m. 

Upon arrival, police learned that a black male suspect entered the establishment armed with a knife and threatened to rob the liquor store. 

According to reports, the black male suspect, who wore a white jacket, fled the scene on foot but did not take any cash from the store. 

Police say no physical injuries were reported.