Newark PD: 3 men rob woman at gunpoint, buy food with her stolen credit card
Authorities in Newark are looking for four people they say robbed a woman at gunpoint and then went out to eat on her dime.
Newark police officials say the robbery happened on Sept. 19 on Monroe Street.
The victim told police three men stopped her on the street around 10:30 p.m. She said two of them went through her pockets, while the third pointed a gun at her face.
Police say they took her purse with $40 in it, her credit cards, her phone and her driver’s license.
Officials later a heavy-set African American woman was spotted with the suspects purchasing food with them with the victim’s stolen credit card.
The first suspect is described as having a dark complexion and a thin build. He was wearing all-black clothing with white sneakers, and a black face mask.
The second suspect, described as having a dark complexion, has a heavy build, was wearing a white mask, gray sweatpants, a black hooded sweatshirt, and shoes.
The third suspect, described as having a dark complexion, has a thin build and was wearing a white mask, sneakers, a tan hooded sweatshirt, and gray shorts.
Anyone who might have information about the crime should call 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477).