Police Searching for Gas Station Robbery Suspect in Newark

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NEWARK, NJ – Police in Newark are searching for a suspect who is wanted for robbing the Millenium gas station located at 864 Mount Prospect Avenue on Monday.

Newark Public Safety Director Brian A. O’Hara said that at approximately 9:50 p.m., the suspect entered the gas station’s convenience store and demanded that the cashier give him all the money in the register.

“The worker complied, giving him approximately $390.00 before the suspect fled onto Mt. Prospect Avenue,” O’Hara said. “Detectives investigating this incident seek the public’s help in quickly identifying this suspect as part of their investigation. He is described as a dark-skinned Black male with a thin build. He is approximately 5’10” tall and was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, dark-colored face mask, dark colored-jeans, and black sneakers”

Director O’Hara urges anyone with information on the identity of this suspect to call the Division’s 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477).

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