Zakiyy Simpson, of Newark, accused of robbery, assault

A 20-year-old Newark man is facing charges tonight after police say he robbed someone, then led officers on a chase. Investigators say the robbery took

NEWARK - A 20-year-old Newark man is facing charges tonight after police say he robbed someone, then led officers on a chase.

Investigators say the robbery took place on Ferry and Unions streets Saturday night.

Zakiyy Simpson allegedly robbed the victim, then took off in a van before crashing into another vehicle. He then managed to get in a cab which police later tracked down, and he was arrested.

Simpson faces charges including aggravated assault and receiving a stolen auto.

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