3 armed robberies reported within hour in Newark

One of the robberies happened at a Newark

One of the robberies happened at a Newark liquor store. (Credit: News 12)

NEWARK - Police in Newark are investigating three armed robberies overnight that all happened within an hour of each other.

The robberies all reportedly happened in the city’s North Ward.

The owner of Valdez's Liquors tells News 12 New Jersey two men with masks and hooded sweatshirts came in armed with a shotgun and allegedly made off with about $800. Victims at another liquor store and a gas station say they were robbed by suspects fitting similar descriptions.

Police hope surveillance video from one of the businesses may help find those responsible for the robberies. 

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