Man Robbed At Gunpoint In Newark Apartment Complex Parking Lot

The Newark Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Thursday morning.

On September 8, 2022, at about 1:07 am, Newark Police responded to an apartment in the 400-block of Stamford Drive, Fairfield Apartments, for a report of a robbery, according to Lt. Andrew Rubin.

Rubin said the male victim reported that after exiting his vehicle in the parking lot, he was approached in the parking lot by a male who pointed a handgun at the victim while demanding the victim’s property.  The victim turned over personal property to the suspect and the suspect fled the area in a vehicle.  The victim was not injured during this incident.

The suspect is a black male, about 5’6″, 100-120 pounds, about 20 years of age with a beard and wearing dark pants, a hat and dark hooded sweatshirt.  The suspect was armed with a black handgun.  He fled in a sedan, possibly an older model maroon Toyota Corolla.