Armed robbery in Newark

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NEWARK, Ohio– Police are investigating an armed robbery at a pizza shop in Newark.

It happened around 9:00 p.m. Tuesday at Creno’s Pizza located at 221 N. Cedar Street.

Police said an employee reported that a male wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans entered the store and displayed a handgun.

The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money and fled the area.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Newark Division of Police Detective Bureau at (740) 670-7215 .

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