Thursday, July 3, 2014

Reward Offered for Info on Steak Escape Break-In & Theft

Suspect at Steak Escape.
Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to a break-in and theft at Steak Escape restaurant at 1142 N. 21st St. in Newark. The Newark Division of Police reports overnight on May 26, store surveillance video shows what appears to be a male suspect entering the store and stealing cash drawers and a safe. The suspect was wearing a dark jacket over a bright blue hoodie with dark pants and dark shoes.

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.