Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose reports that members of the Fugitive Apprehension Team (F.A.T.) arrested Martin A. Bennet, 24, of East Orange, for a robbery that occurred on Monday, December 26, 2016.
At approximately 2 a.m., police responded to a residence in the 100-block of Littleton Avenue on a robbery call. Two victims, a male and female, were robbed inside their home after allowing a visitor to enter. The suspect left the door open after he came in and a second suspect entered. The victims were robbed of their cash and personal items.
With a warrant for the arrest of Martin A. Bennet, F.A.T. detectives took him into custody today in the area of North 6th Street and Sussex Avenue. He is charged with Robbery.
These charges are merely accusations. The suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.