Reports: Police Investigating Burglary Of Over 200 Storage Units In Newark


Newark – Newark Police are currently on scene investigating an overnight burglary that occurred at the Public Storage facility on Bellevue Road.  Reports from the scene indicate that the facility, located in an industrial park near the intersection of Route 896 and I-95,  had a large scale break in last night or early this morning.

On August 18, 2017 at 10:43 a.m. Newark Police Department responded to Public Storage, at 201 Bellvue Road, for a reported burglary, according to Newark Police Spokesman Fred Nelson.
Nelson said that upon arrival officers determined multiple storage units had been entered overnight. Officers are still on-scene and continuing to investigate, added Nelson.

Initial reports from the scene indicate that as many as 200 units may have been broken into. Police have not confirmed the exact number of units effected.

Doors to interior hallways were open around the facility.

 





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