NEWARK, NJ - An Elizabeth woman was arrested today and charged with robbery after allegedly stealing from a Family Dollar store in Newark about a week ago, police said.

Tyyonna Martin, 23, was arrested by Newark's Fugitive Apprehension Team for allegedly stealing from the store at 660 Clinton Ave. in Newark at 6 p.m. on July 3, police said.

Police said Martin allegedly stole “various items.”  Additional information, like how much the the items were worth or what she allegedly stole, was not immediately available.

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Detectives developed enough evidence to identify Martin as a suspect in the incident, police said. 

These charges are merely accusations. Each suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. is Elizabeth’s free daily news source. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook at and Twitter @TAPElizabeth.

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