Police in Newark requests the public’s help with identifying the below-pictured suspect, who stole several cell phones at gunpoint from a wireless service provider on June 24, 2022.
Officials said police responded to a report of a robbery that occurred at approximately 12:35 p.m. at Metro PCS by T-Mobile, located in the 200 block of Springfield Avenue.
The suspect, a Black male, entered the store and asked about purchasing iPhones. After a brief conversation with the store clerk, the suspect left and returned moments later.
According to police, at this time, he brandished a two-tone grey and black handgun from a brown book bag. He escorted the clerk to a back room and stole several cell phones before fleeing northbound on Springfield Avenue.
The suspect is approximately 5’5” to 5’9” and 130 to 140 pounds. He has a slim build and was wearing a black sweatshirt with a hood that had “Call of Duty Vanguard” printed on the front in white letters.
He also was wearing black Adidas track pants with white vertical stripes along each pant leg.