Police: DMX linked to Newark robbery

Police say that rapper DMX is suspected of being involved in a robbery in Newark.

FILE PHOTO: Rapper DMX speaks during the 2012 Rock the Bells Festival press conference and Fan Appreciation Party on at Santos Party House on June 13, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

FILE PHOTO: Rapper DMX speaks during the 2012 Rock the Bells Festival press conference and Fan Appreciation Party on at Santos Party House on June 13, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images) (4/6/15)

NEWARK - Police say that rapper DMX is suspected of being involved in a robbery in Newark.

The alleged incident occurred at the Exxon gas station on Route 21 at around 12:30 a.m. Sunday

Police say the rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was with his entourage talking with a group of fans when one of the entertainer’s friends allegedly flashed a gun and demanded a man’s money. DMX then allegedly snatched $3,200 out of one of the fan's hands and fled in a black Cadillac Escalade.

DMX had performed at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in downtown Newark on Saturday.

So far, no arrests have been made.

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