Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Reward Offered for Info Leading to Arrest of Suspect in Aggravated Robbery at Licking Memorial Health Systems Campus in Newark

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in an aggravated robbery in Newark. The Newark Division of Police reports, on Monday, April 15 around 10:00 pm, an employee was unloading a truck at the Licking Memorial Health Systems campus at 1717 West Main Street when he was approached by a man with a gun.  The suspect pointed the gun at the man and demanded his wallet or keys.  The suspect then fired his gun in the air before fleeing the scene.


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.