NEWARK - A Newark family is recovering after an armed robber stormed into their bodega last week.
Henry Flow, the owner's nephew, says the suspect entered El Flow Mini Market with a sawed-off shotgun this past Friday afternoon. The man forced the owner to the ground, stole $150 in cash and then proceeded toward a hidden stash of money inside the register.
In total, he made off with $585.
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The suspect was seen wearing a blue knit cap and a gray sweatshirt. As he left the store, he was seen on camera placing the weapon into a black plastic garbage bag.
There were no customers inside at the time of the incident.