Burglary of Occupied Residence on East Cleveland Avenue

On December 18, 2022, at about 0148 hours, Newark Police responded to a residence in the unit block of East Cleveland Avenue for a report of a burglary that just occurred.  Arriving officers determined that the victim was in his bedroom when he was confronted by a male suspect, who was unknown to the victim.  After the verbal confrontation, the suspect fled the residence to a vehicle.  The suspect was found to have fled the residence with property belonging to the victim.

The suspect was described as a black male, thin build, 5’10” and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a red stripe.

No weapons were displayed and the victim was not injured during this incident.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. P. Klein at (302) 366-7100 x. 3480 or pklein@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.