Suspect sought in Newark bank heist

State Police are looking for the suspect in a Newark bank holdup.

Police say the robber demanded cash from a teller at the M and T Bank branch in the Astro Shopping Center around 11:40 Tuesday morning, saying he was armed.

He took off with some cash, and police describe him as black, 20 to 30 years old, about 5-9 with an average build, wearing a red baseball cap on backward, sunglasses and a gray hoodie.

You can see a photo of the suspect at, and anyone with information can call Troop 2 or Crimestoppers.

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