Escapee suspected in Newark robberies, authorities say

Rajahn Smith (Photo: Dept. of Public Safety)  NEWARK -- A 19-year-old man, who escaped from authorities in Trenton, is suspected in several robberies in Newark, officials said Thursday. Rajahn Smith, of Newark, is wanted for escape and is a suspect...

Escapee suspected in Newark robberies, authorities say

Rajahn Smith (Photo: Dept. of Public Safety) 

NEWARK -- A 19-year-old man, who escaped from authorities in Trenton, is suspected in several robberies in Newark, officials said Thursday.

Rajahn Smith, of Newark, is wanted for escape and is a suspect in the Newark robberies, according to a police bulletin. Smith was being transported when he managed to escape in December.

Authorities urged anyone with information about his whereabouts to call Newark's 24-hour Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477) or 1-877-NWK-GUNS (1-877-695-4867). All anonymous tips are kept confidential and could led to a reward.

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