Thursday, December 15, 2022

Reward Offered for Info Leading to Arrest in Robbery at Gas Station in Newark

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in a robbery from a convenience store in Newark.  The Newark Division of Police reports, on Thursday, Nov. 24, around 8:40 pm, a black male entered the Duke Gas Station on North 21st Street and demanded money from an employee.  The employee refused to give the man the money.  The suspect then stole the cash drawer and fled the scene.  The suspect was described as being five feet, eight inches tall, weighing 225 pounds.  He was wearing a black shirt, blue jeans, blue hat, with a blue bandana over his face.  He was driving a silver or gray, four door car, possibly an older Dodge Challenger.


Anyone with information on this crime is urged to call the Licking County Crime Stoppers at 740-349-6888. 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 serious crime. If you have information on any other serious crimes, please call Licking County Crime Stoppers at 740-349-6888.


Licking County Crime Stoppers is a non-profit organization created in 1994, to help solve a kidnapping and assault of a five-year-old girl. 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. Licking County


Crime Stoppers posts information it receives from law enforcement agencies and makes no representation regarding the accuracy of the information. Licking County Crime Stoppers is not responsible for any error or omission relating to this information. The posting of this information is in fulfillment of the purposes of the non-profit organization to help solve crimes in Licking County.