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UPDATE: Suspect Wanted for Newark Business Armed Robbery

By rlsmetro on

Newark Police are looking for male wanted in connection with an armed business robbery that occurred on Saturday, May 29. 

Police said at approximately 8:40 p.m., police responded to a convenience store located at 833 South 14th Street on a call of an armed robbery in progress. 

Police said the suspect entered the store brandishing a gun and demanding that the employees empty the cash register.

According to police, after taking approximately $500.00, the suspect fled headed southbound on South 14thStreet.

While police are actively investigating this incident, they seek the public’s help in quickly identifying this suspect as part of this investigation. 

Director O’Hara urges anyone with information about this incident to call the Department'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.