Newark police seek help identifying suspects who forced woman to withdraw $9K from bank

Police say that the incident happened July 3 around 4 p.m. on the 100 block of Adams Street.

Matt Trapani

Jul 12, 2023, 9:15 PM

Updated 339 days ago

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The Newark Police Department is asking the public for help identifying the people who forced a victim into a minivan and made her withdraw $9,000 from her bank account.
Police say that the incident happened July 3 around 4 p.m. on the 100 block of Adams Street.
Police say that two men grabbed the woman by the arm and made her get into a blue Toyota Sienna. Police say the suspects threatened the woman and demanded money.
The suspects drove the woman to a Santander Bank on Ferry Street and made her take out the funds, according to police. They then let her go on the 300 block of Ferry Street.
Anyone who might have information about the crime is urged to call Newark’s Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-695-8477 or submit an anonymous tip. Information leading to an arrest may result in a reward, according to police.


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