Nichole Hannahs

Newark Police Investigate Robbery

by Nichole Hannahs on June 19, 2010 at 2:43 am

 The Newark Police Department is searching for a suspect in a May aggravated robbery.

Police say on May 24th just after midnight a suspect brandishing a pistol approached a man in the 200 block of North Church Street and demanded money. When the man said he had no money the suspect hit the man on the back of the head and fled on foot.

The suspect is described as a black male with a light complexion, between 18-30 years old, tall and slender with short dark facial stubble. He was last seen wearing a black ball cap with a white logo, black hooded sweatshirt and jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Licking County Crime Stoppers at (740) 349-6888 or 1-888-488-9058. There’s up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information that leads to an arrest.