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City of Newark Police Division
Saturday September 21st, 2019 :: 06:23 p.m. EDT


Police Seek the Public’s Help in Identifying Armed Robbery Suspect

Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose requests the public’s help in identifying the below pictured male suspect in an armed robbery that occurred on Tuesday, August 27, 2019.

Shortly after 9:25 p.m., a male approached a pharmaceutical employee who was delivering medications to 65 Jay Street. The suspect demanded the victim’s medications at gunpoint and fled, carrying a large blue bag of various medicines.

While police are actively searching for this suspect, we seek the public’s assistance in quickly identifying him as part of this investigation.

Director Ambrose is urging 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.

Anonymous tips may also be made using the Police Division’s website at: or through our Smartphone App available at iTunes or Google Play. Search Newark Police Division to download the App.

City of Newark Police Division
480 Clinton Ave
Newark, NJ 07108

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 973-733-6000

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