Police search for man who pointed gun in Newark store

NEWARK -- Newark police are seeking the public's help to find a man they said pointed a gun at a person in a store in the city's Central Ward on Friday. The gunman pointed a handgun at the victim at the 2-4 Supermarket, near Central Avenue and...

Police search for man who pointed gun in Newark store

NEWARK -- Newark police are seeking the public's help to find a man they said pointed a gun at a person in a store in the city's Central Ward on Friday.

The gunman pointed a handgun at the victim at the 2-4 Supermarket, near Central Avenue and 1st Street, around 10 p.m., according to a statement from police. There were no injuries.

City Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose said a suspect captured on surveillance images is wanted for aggravated assault.

Anyone with information is asked to call the city's 24-hour tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477) or 1-877-NWK-GUNS (1-877-695-4867). Authorities said all anonymous tips are kept confidential and could lead to a reward.

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