Sunday, February 10, 2013

Reward Offered for Info on CVS Robbery Suspect

CVS Robbery Suspect.
Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in a robbery at CVS Pharmacy, located at 371 E. Main St. in Newark. The Newark Division of Police reports around 4:45 p.m. on Jan. 31, a male suspect with a handgun demanded money from the front desk clerk. The suspect then fled with cash.

The suspect is described as a white male, 18-35 years old, 5-foot-10 to six-foot-two tall, weighing 150-180 pounds, and wearing a brown Carhartt type coat with dark pants, blue latex gloves, and a brown bandana covering his face. Store surveillance camera took a picture of the suspect.

Anyone with information on this crime is urged to call the Licking County Crime Stoppers at 740-349-6888 or 1-888-488-9058. A special coding system protects the identity of the caller but allows for the reward to be issued at a later time.

Crime Stoppers also takes calls from persons with information about any felony. Information leading to the arrest and indictment of a felony suspect could qualify the caller for a reward as determined by the Crime Stoppers’ Board. Crime Stoppers is a non-profit organization. Reward money comes from private individuals, businesses, and foundations that see Crime Stoppers as an integral tool in the community’s fight against crime. Tax-deductible donations can be sent to: Licking County Crime Stoppers, Inc., P.O. Box 304, Newark, OH 43058-0304.