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North Plainfield Police Seeking Public’s Help in January Package Theft

The North Plainfield Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying this man in connection with a package theft earlier this month.
The North Plainfield Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying this man in connection with a package theft earlier this month.
The North Plainfield Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying this man in connection with a package theft earlier this month.

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The North Plainfield Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect involved in a package theft earlier this month.

According to police, at approximately 4 p.m. Jan. 6, the suspect walked up to a Rockview Avenue residence and stole package that had been delivered and left on a front porch.

The suspect is described as a black male who, at the time of the incident, was wearing a red pullover under a camouflage jacket, gray sweatpants with blue or black stripes, and white sneakers. The suspect was also wearing a black backpack with what appears to be a baseball bat protruding.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact the North Plainfield Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at (908) 769-2937 or email tips@npmail.org. All suspects are assumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law beyond a reasonable doubt.

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