Newark Police Seeking to Identify Laundromat Armed Robbery Suspects

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NEWARK, NJ – Two men caught on video robbing a Newark laundromat is now being sought by the Newark Police Department.

Newark Public Safety Director Brian A. O’Hara is now hoping the public can help identify the pair who robbed a laundromat at gunpoint on Saturday.

“Police responded to a call about a robbery in progress, which occurred around 12:15 p.m. at Joy Laundry, located in the 300 block of Lyons Avenue. One of the, who brandished a weapon, and another were captured on surveillance video robbing the business of $500,” O’Hara said.

The gunman is described as a heavy-set Black male, who was wearing a black sweater, black sweats, and white sneakers. his accomplice is described as a tall Black male with a slim build. He was wearing a black sweater, black sweats, red sneakers, and a face mask.

Director O’Hara urges anyone with information about the suspects to call the Police Division’s 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477).