Crime & Safety

Man Accused Of Armed Robbery In Newark Wanted By Police

Police have issued an arrest warrant for William Torres, 25, in connection with a recent armed robbery in Newark.

William Torres
William Torres (Newark Department of Public Safety)

NEWARK, NJ — Newark police have issued an arrest warrant for William Torres, 25, in connection with an armed robbery that occurred on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021.

While police are actively searching for Torres, they seek the public's help in quickly locating him as part of their investigation.

He is described as approximately 5'7" tall, 140 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

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Police urge anyone with information on the whereabouts of William Torres to call the police division's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477).

All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.

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Anonymous tips may also be made using the Police Division's website at: www.newarkpd.org or through our Smartphone App available at iTunes or on Google Play. Search Newark Police Division to download the App.

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