Shoplifting Turned Armed Robbery in Suburban Plaza

On November 10, 2020, at about 0722 hours, Newark Police responded to the Home Depot store in Suburban Plaza for a report of a robbery.  Upon arrival, a store employee advised officers that a white male left the store with unpaid merchandise.  When he was confronted by an employee, the male displayed a knife and fled the store.  There were no injuries.

The suspect was described as a white male in his 30’s, short black hair, glasses and wearing gray sweatpants and a dark gray hooded sweatshirt.  He has a tattoo on his left hand (photos of the suspect below).  The suspect fled in a black Jeep Cherokee with Maryland license plates.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. W. Anderson at (302) 366-7100 x. 3469 or  Additional methods for providing information to Newark Police can be found on our tips page, where reward information may also be available.