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Newark Police Officer fatally shoots burglar at KFC restaurant

Published Saturday March 12

NEWARK — Newark Police received a call Fri night around 9:52 in the afternoon of an armed robbery at a KFC restaurant located at 5724 Thornton Avenue.

An employee called to report than an adult male had a handgun and forced another employee to open the register. Newark Police arrived to the scene within a few mins. and saw the employee with their hands in the air while the suspect was leaving the restaurant through the kitchen.

As the officer called the robber to stop, the suspect turned around and pointed a handgun at the officer. The officer fire a round and struck the suspect. The suspect then dropped his gun and what he stole and ran before he collapsed.

Article length: About 160 words.
Tags: City of newark
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