Carolyn Fleegle

Newark Gas Station Robbery Suspect Being Sought

by Carolyn Fleegle on December 7, 2010 at 12:42 pm

Newark Police need your help in locating a robbery suspect and it could mean up to a $1,000 reward.

Police report that on December 1st around 1:30 a.m. a suspect walked into the Duke and Duchess on North 21st Street in Newark.

They say the man used force against the store clerk and grabbed money from the register then fled the scene.

The suspect is described as a black male with facial hair, between 30 and 35-years-old, 5’8" to 5’10" tall and weighing between 150 and 160 pounds.

He was wearing a blue or black hooded sweatshirt with zipper, black workman pants and possibly eye glasses.

Anyone with information is being asked to call the Licking County Crime Stoppers at (740) 349-6888 or 1-888-488-9058.