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UPDATE: Armed Suspect Steals $10K in Newark Check Cashing Place Robbery

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By: Jeff Sommes 

Police in Newark requests the public’s help identifying a male suspect in connection with an armed business robbery that occurred on Friday, November 25. 

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According to Newark Police, officers responded to a robbery call at Global Check Cashing, located at 130 Bloomfield Avenue.

Police say the suspect pointed a handgun at two workers and removed approximately $10,000.00 from the business before fleeing the scene.

He was last seen heading northbound on Garside Avenue, riding a silver/purple-colored mountain bike. 

Armed robbery

According to Newark Police, the suspect is described as possibly Hispanic, 5'8" tall, with a medium build. He wore a black jacket, face mask, green pants, and black sneakers.

Director Fragé urges anyone with information about the identity of this suspect to call the Police 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.    

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