Newark Police Seek Black-Clad Arson Suspects

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Newark Police want your help identifying two black-clad arson suspects caught on surveillance cameras.

Police believe the two set fire to the newly-constructed Cherry Park Apartments at 170 Sylvan Avenue at around 8:30 p.m. Sunday.

arsonsuspects Newark Police Seek Black Clad Arson Suspects

(credit: Newark Police)

The two were covered head-to-tow in black garb, including face masks.

They say the two set several fires inside a vacant apartment, but that the building’s fire suppression system put the fires out.

The duo ran off through the building’s side exit.

Anyone with any information is asked to call 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-8777-695-8477) or 1-877-NWK-GUNS (1-877-695-4867).

All calls are confidential and may result in a reward.

You can also submit an anonymous tip via the Newark Police’s  website or the Newark Police app.

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