Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Reward Offered for Info on Robbery at Circle K in Newark

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in a robbery at a convenience store in Newark.  The Newark Division of Police reports, around 3:15 a.m. on Jan. 24, two men robbed the Circle K located at 599 West Main Street. The suspects stole an undisclosed amount of cash.  The suspects were described as young, black males, wearing black hoodies, dark pants and gloves.  One suspect was wearing a red bandana around his face. The other suspect was wearing a Halloween mask.

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.