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Vehicle Carjacked From Harrison Used in Double Commercial Armed Robberies in Newark

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Police in Newark are searching for the suspect wanted for two commercial robberies in the city's North Ward. 

Officers responded to reports of an armed robbery in progress at the Burger King located at 730 Broad Street. 

Units arrived and were told that a black male suspect entered the establishment armed with a gun and took cash around 3:30 p.m. 

While police conducted the investigation, they received information that the same suspect walked across the street and robbed the Taco Bell using the same silver handgun.  

According to police, the suspect was seen operating a white Toyota with a license plate numbers "T87-LPL".

This vehicle was previously carjacked out of Harrison.

There were no physical injuries reported and the suspect remains at large. 

UPDATE 4:14 p.m.: Suspect apprehended on Nesbitt Street near I-280 overpass.