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Pizza Snatched from Little Caesars, Man Sought

Police said employees ran out of the store and customers witnessed the male suspect taking one pizza before fleeing.

Talk about take out that's "Hot-N-Ready."

Police are searching for a man who customers said took one – without paying.

No injuries were reported and police did not say that a weapon was seen during the incident.

A call of a robbery in progress was called into the Newark Police Department around 9:30 p.m. Sunday and when officers arrived they learned a man had walked in the restaurant off of Jarvis Avenue and sprung across the front counter, police said.

But before the man could say what he wanted, the “employees began screaming and ran out of the back door leaving a bunch of stunned customers waiting in line,” according to a statement released by Newark police

The man then grabbed one pizza and fled on foot.

The suspect is described as a white male in his 20s. He was last seen wearing a black, zip-up hooded sweater.

Any person with any information, can contact the Newark Police Department's non-emergency line at 510-578-4237 or can call the Silent Witness Hotline at 510-578-4000, extension 500.

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James Nelson May 07, 2012 at 09:59 PM
If he just waited until they closed he could have gotten a lot more for Free via the Dumpster. A lot of people are like "Eww" when I mention the Dumpster, but they don't throw em in there, they just Place them on top. If you time it right, they will still be WARM! .... Another Dumb Criminal, if you are going to Steal from some place have the common sense to know what's what before you commit a Crime. Idiots.
Brash Brazen May 08, 2012 at 12:07 PM
When they catch him they should punish him by making him eat two of their awful pizzas ! Nothing says quality like reconstituting dehydrated cheese with water. What an idiot ! Although the part about the employees fleeing the building leaving the customers to fend for themselves is hilarious !

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