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Officials: Man stole safe, laptop from church; left using fire escape

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Police in Newark are asking for the public’s help identifying a man wanted for robbed a church of a safe and office equipment.

The burglary happened Sunday between midnight and 1 a.m. at Chosen Generation Ministries on Hudson Street.

According to officials, a man broke into the church and stole a safe, laptop and other office equipment. 

Officials say he left the building using the fire escape, and dropped the safe while running away.

Police describe the suspect as a Hispanic male wearing a black coat and dark colored jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Newark police at 1-877-695-8477.

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