Newark police investigate armed robbery

By Mellany Armstrong 11:23am, January 16, 2014
Newark Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened Wednesday evening.

Police say an 18-year-old man was walking in the area of 91 Thorn Lane around 7 p.m. when a man walked up with a gun and ordered him to turn over his money.

The teen gave money to the robber, and the man walked away northbound on Thorn Lane.

He's described as in his early 20s, black, 5-feet 5-inches tall, thin build, with shoulder-length hair, a light goatee. He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, light colored baseball hat and dark colored athletic pants.

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