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Suspect Wanted for Robbing Newark Resident at Gunpoint

By rlsmetro on

Police in Newsrk requests the public’s help with identidying a suspect, who robbed a resident at gunpoint on May 5,. 

According to officials, Newark  Police responded to a call about a robbery that occurred around 12:38 p.m. on South 11th Street.

When they arrived, the victim told officers he was walking on that street when a black male, brandishing a weapon, exited a red vehicle and demanded that he give up his personal belongings according to police. 

The victim complied and gave the suspect his wallet.

The suspect, believed to be driving a Chevrolet Impala with tinted windows, was last seen driving westbound on Orange Street. 

Police say the suspect is is described as 5’8” and 150 pounds with a medium brown complexion and a dreadlock hairstyle.

He was wearing black jeans, a black and white jacket, and black shoes.

While detectives investigate this incident and seek the public’s help with identifying this suspect, Director O’Hara urges anyone with information about the individual to call the Police Division's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477).