After surveillance photos of the suspect in this incident were released to the public on 11/11/19, the Newark Police received multiple tips identifying the suspect as Joshua Nicholson, 18, of Newark.
On 11/12/19, an arrest warrant was issued. Nicholson was taken into custody that evening at a Newark residence without incident.
Nicholson was transported to Newark Police Headquarters where he was charged with Robbery First Degree and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony. Nicholson appeared before Justice of the Peace Court #2 by video and was ordered to be held in default of $40,000 secured bail. Nicholson was turned over to the custody of the Howard R Young Correctional Institution in Wilmington.
The Newark Police thank the public for their willingness to come forward and quickly assist the Newark Police in closing this case.