Newark police try to identify group that robbed victim at knifepoint

Police say the victim was walking near 18th Avenue and South 12th Street last Tuesday when a group of Black men approached him.

Matt Trapani

Apr 2, 2024, 12:35 AM

Updated 16 days ago

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The Newark Police Department is trying to identify a group of people they say robbed a man at knifepoint last week.
Police say the victim was walking near 18th Avenue and South 12th Street last Tuesday when a group of Black men approached him. Police say one of the suspects pulled out a knife and threatened the victim and stole his wallet.
Officials say the victim’s credit card was later used at a convenience store in Irvington.
Anyone who might have details about the incident is urged to call 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477).


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