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Suspect Wanted for Snatching Victim’s Chain in Newark's North Ward


Newark Police officials request the public’s help identifying a male suspect wanted in connection with a robbery that occurred on Thursday, May 5. 

According to police, at approximately 3:05 p.m., a man in the 700 block of Broadway was approached from behind by the suspect, who snatched a gold chain from the victim’s neck.

Police say the suspect also took the victim’s cell phone before fleeing in a gray Volkswagen Tiguan. 

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

The suspect is described as 6-ft. tall with a light-brown complexion.

He wore a white t-shirt, tan pants, and black and white sneakers. 


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.