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Suspects Arrested for Violent Attack, Robbery Near Newark Penn Station

By rlsmetro on

Police in Newark announced the arrest of Mr. Khashif Williams, 34, and Ms. Sofia Cooper, 35, both of Newark, in connection with a robbery that occurred on Tuesday, August 2, 2022.

According to Police, at approximately 5:20 p.m., a male made a purchase using a large bill at a store inside Penn Station.  

After leaving the station, the victim was approached from behind by a male suspect who struck the victim twice with a closed fist before taking the victim’s wallet.  

Police said $700.00 cash was stolen from the victim along with other personal property.

Detectives investigating this incident identified Williams and Cooper as suspects in this incident and obtained warrants for both of their arrests.  

The two suspects were arrested on August 4, 2022, inside Penn Station. Each suspect is charged with conspiracy, robbery, and assault.

These charges are merely accusations.  

Each suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.