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Suspect Sought for Newark South Ward Armed Robbery

By rlsmetro on

Newark Police seeks the public’s assistance with identifying an individual wanted for questioning for a robbery and firearm offenses that occurred on Tuesday, April 13. 

Police said the robbery occurred on the 300 block of Renner Avenue when a male suspect approached a male victim and pointed a black handgun while demanding the victim’s personal belongings.

The suspect took the victim’s wallet and jewelry.

According to Newark authorities, the suspect is described as a male between the age of 20 and 25 years old with a dark complexion, approximately 6’0” in height, thin to medium build, wearing a multi-colored dark-colored sweatshirt with a hood and light-colored sweatpants.

Police say the suspect was seen leaving the scene, fleeing northbound on Schuyler Avenue.

Detectives investigating this incident seek the public’s help in quickly identifying this suspect as part of this investigation.

Director O’Hara urges anyone with information about this  suspect to call the Division's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695- 8477).

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