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City of Newark Police Division
Monday January 20th, 2020 :: 10:11 p.m. EST


Police Seek the Public's Help in Identifying Robbery 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 that occurred on Monday, January 20, 2020.

A victim was assaulted and robbed in the area of 214 Market Street by a male suspect. The suspect is described as having a medium complexion and wearing a necklace, a dark colored jacket with a hood, dark colored hat, and a dark colored shirt with light blue lettering across the chest.

He was last seen fleeing eastbound on Market Street. The male suspect is known to frequent the area of Broad Street and Market Street, Broad Street and Branford Place, and the 7-11 convenience store located at 790 Broad Street.

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about this suspect to call the Division'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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