UPDATE: Police Search for Suspect Wanted for Robbery at Family Dollar

Police are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying an ndividual wanted for questioning in a robbery that occurred on Wednesday.

Police say the robbery occurred on the 100 block of 7th Avenue, Newark at a commercial establishment.

The suspect entered the establishment and demanded money while threatening harm to an employee with a broken bottle.

The suspect is described as a male with a medium brown complexion, approximately 5’ 8” in height, dark hair, brown eyes, wearing a red/pink shirt with a graphic design on the front, blue jean shorts, dark colored sneakers and a red hat that was worn backwards.

Detectives investigating this incident are seeking the public’s help in quickly identifying this suspect as part of this investigation.

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about the 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. Anonymous tips may also be made using the Police Division’s website at: www.newarkpd.org or