July 12, 2011 > Home invasion robbery
Home invasion robbery
Submitted By Officer Robert Norvell, Newark PD
On July 5, 2011 at approximately 11:01 a.m., Newark Police Department (NPD) officers responded to the 36300 block of Spruce Street to investigate the report of a home invasion robbery that had just occurred. Three men, two of whom were armed with handguns, forced entry into a home.
The suspects, described as Hispanic male adults, approximately 18 to 22 years old, held the resident captive at gunpoint for approximately 20 minutes, stole property items, and fled the residence. The victim escaped without harm and called for help.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact investigating Officer Kimbrough at (510) 578-4981 or the Newark Police Department Anonymous Tip Line at (510) 578-4965.