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City of Newark Police Division
Friday December 13th, 2019 :: 12:12 p.m. EST


Police Seek the Public's Help in Identifying Robbery and Shooting Suspect

Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose reports that police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the below pictured male wanted for questioning in a robbery and shooting that occurred on Sunday, September 1, 2019.

At approximately 6:40 a.m., a woman was robbed of cash and personal property at gunpoint by a male in the 100 block of Schofield Street. A family member of the victim chased the suspect, who fired a shot. No injuries were reported, but police located property damage by the gunfire in the area as a result of this incident.

The suspect is described as 5’9” tall with a mini-afro and beard. He has brown skin and was wearing a red jacket and dark jeans. Detectives investigating this incident seek the public’s help in quickly identifying him as part of this investigation.

Director Ambrose urges 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). 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 and Google Play. Search Newark Police Division to download the App.

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

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Non-emergencies: 973-733-6000

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