Do you know him? Suspect accused of robbing Newark Family Dollar

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NEWARK, NJ – Police are searching for a man who robbed a Newark Family Dollar store on Wednesday. Fritz G. Fragé, Newark Public Safety Director, asks the public for assistance in identifying a male suspect in connection with the robbery.

Family Dollar, located at 62 Broadway, was robbed shortly after 3 p.m., according to police. After attempting to shoplift several items, the suspect was confronted by a worker. He gestured as if he had a weapon and verbally threatened to shoot the worker. After fleeing, the suspect walked east on Broadway toward 7th Avenue.

The suspect is described as being in his forties, 6 feet tall, and 180 pounds, with slight facial hair and a mixture of black and gray hair. His clothing included blue jeans, a NY winter hat, a brown raincoat, as well as blue, white, and gray sneakers.

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