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Suspect Wanted for Robbing Newark Liquor Store

By rlsmetro on

Authorities in Newark request the public's help in identifying a male suspect wanted in connection with an armed business robbery that occurred on Tuesday.

Police said the suspect entered the Silver Key Liquor Store, located at 263 Springfield Avenue, and brandished a handgun, forcing the worker to empty the cash registers. Aremd robbery

Police say the unidentified male then fled, running westbound on Springfield Avenue.

While detectives investigating this incident are actively seeking this suspect, they request the public's help quickly identifying him as part of this investigation.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5' 7" to 5' 9" tall, with a medium brown complexion and a medium build.

He was wearing light blue jeans, black 2021 Nike Air Vapor Max sneakers, a grey and black hooded sweatshirt and a blue surgical mask.

Director O'Hara urges anyone with information about the identity of 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.