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Suspects in Irvington Township Stolen Vehicle Wanted for Newark Ironbound Taxi Cab Armed Robbery

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Newark Police officials request the public’s help in identifying suspects in a stolen vehicle used during an armed robbery Monday night.

According to a police statement, at approximately 10 p.m., a taxi cab driver in the 300 block of Chestnut Street was approached by a male who exited the rear passenger side of a light gray 2020 Jeep Cherokee who robbed the victim at gunpoint.

Police said the suspect stole the victim’s iPhone 8-Plus, Galaxy Tablet S7 and $300.00 in cash before returning to his vehicle and fleeing, heading north on Adams Street.

The suspect vehicle had been reported stolen out of Irvington at 8:35 p.m. yesterday, police said.

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

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about these suspects 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.