UPDATE – Arrest – May 17 Robbery on East Main Street

After this crime was reported, Newark Police detectives, using physical evidence and surveillance video, developed Christian Gates, 21, of Newark, as a suspect in this incident.  A warrant for his arrest was issued by Justice of the Peace Court #2 on June 2, 2022.

On June 3, 2022, Newark Police arrested Gates at his residence without incident.  Gates was transported to Newark Police headquarters where he was charged with Robbery Second Degree and Conspiracy Second Degree.  Gates appeared before Justice of the Peace Court #2 by video and was released on his own recognizance.

There is still one suspect outstanding.  Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Sgt. J. Skinner at (302) 366-7100 x. 3135 or jskinner@newark.de.us. Additional methods for providing information to Newark Police can be found on our tips page, where reward information may also be available.

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Christian Gates