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Newark Police Need Help Identifying This Burglary Suspect

Newark Police
Newark Police

Newark – The Newark Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a burglary suspect. On Tuesday January 23, 2018 the Newark Police responded to the 500 block of Scholar Drive, University Courtyard Apartments, for a report of a burglary.

Officers contacted a 19-year-old male who advised that his laptop and backpack were stolen from his residence between 7:40 p.m. and 7:50 p.m. He had gone into his bedroom and heard the front door open and assumed it was his roommate. When he came out of his room, the property was missing and no one was in the apartment.

The door was unsecured at the time and the property is valued at approximately $1,000. With the use of surveillance cameras in the area, detectives were able to locate the suspect, according to police. The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male, wearing a tan cargo vest, a dark colored long sleeve shirt, green baseball hat and jeans.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Detective Anderson at WAnderson@newark.de.us or 302-366-710 ext. 3469.

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