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Suspect Wanted for Robbing Newark Liquor Store at Gunpoint


By: Najla Alexander

Authorities in Newark request the public’s help with identifying the suspect, who robbed a liquor store at gunpoint of $400 on March 25.

AdNewark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé said police responded to the commercial robbery, which occurred at approximately 9:26 p.m. at New Silver Key Liquor Store, located in the 200 block of Broadway.

Officials stated that the suspect, captured on surveillance video, walked into the store and behind the counter brandishing a weapon.

He demanded that the manager take money from the cash register and put it in a bag he was carrying, officials said.


According to officials, after the manager complied, the suspect, a Black male wearing a ski mask, ran from the store, heading north on Broadway toward the Broadway Townhouses.

He was wearing black pants, officials say, a black jacket with a grey hooded sweater, and white and grey shoes.

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