Newark police seek public assistance in identifying armed robbery suspect

Authorities state that a man entered Sarku Restaurant on Springfield Avenue Saturday afternoon, brandished a handgun at an employee, and demanded cash.

News 12 Staff

Dec 31, 2023, 11:43 AM

Updated 206 days ago

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Newark police are seeking assistance in identifying a individual caught on camera in connection with an armed robbery.
Authorities state that a man entered Sarku Restaurant on Springfield Avenue Saturday afternoon, brandished a handgun at an employee, and demanded cash.
The suspect managed to steal $700 before fleeing.
Described as a black man in his early 20s, approximately 6 feet tall, wearing a red and black winter coat and a ski mask during the robbery.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the police at 1-877-NWK-TIPS


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