UPDATE: Police Search for Newark Ironbound Armed Robbery Suspect

Authorities in Newark seeks the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with an armed robbery that occurred on Sunday, May 5 in Newark's Ironbound section.

According to police, at approximately 5:10 p.m., a male approached a victim in the 100-block of Goble Street and demanded cash at gunpoint.

Police say the suspect is described as having a full beard and wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and black pants with a white stripe.

Detectives investigating this incident are seeking the public’s help in identifying this suspect so that he can be removed from Newark streets.

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about this suspect to call the Department's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477) or 1-877-NWK-GUNS (1-877-695-4867).

All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.