Newark Police Seeking to Identify Armed Robbery Suspect

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Newark NJ Department of Public Safety

Police Seek Public’s Identifying Armed Robbery Suspects

Newark Public Safety Director Brian A. O’Hara requests the public’s help with identifying the below-pictured suspects, who robbed a victim at gunpoint on May 24, 2022.

At approximately 8:32 p.m., the two suspects approached the victim from behind, demanding his belongings, at the intersection of Hermon and Thomas streets. The taller suspect pulled out a handgun from his waist the victim attempted to resist. The victim was then pushed to the ground and the suspects took $40, his cellphone, and personal belongings. Both men fled on foot westbound onto Thomas Street.

Suspect #1 is described as a 6’0” Black male wearing a multi-colored hooded jacket, dark-colored jeans, and multi-colored sneakers. He had a beard, a dark skin complexion, a medium build, and a high hairline. Suspect #2 is described as 5’6,” with a dark complexion and a medium to stocky build. He was wearing a grey hooded sweater, black Adidas sweatpants, and red sneakers.

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). 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 on iTunes or on Google Play. Search Newark Police Division to download the App. #newarknj #publicsafety #police #community #partnership #newjersey #cops #tips #CrimeStoppers #robbery #suspect

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