Two men were robbed at gunpoint outside the Studio Green Apartments early Sunday morning, police said.

The robbery happened just after 12:30 a.m. in the 100 block of Thorn Lane, according to Sgt. Gerald Bryda, a spokesman for the Newark Police Department.

The victims, ages 19 and 29, were standing in front of an entrance to the apartment building when the robber approached, pointed a handgun at them and demanded money.

The robber then took the victim’s cellphones and ran away.

The perpetrator was described as a 6-foot-tall black man with a thin build. He was wearing a dark jacket, light-colored pants and a dark mask over his face.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact Detective William Anderson at or 302-366-7100 ext. 3469.

You can send an anonymous text message tip by texting 302NPD and your message to TIP411. Information can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at where a reward may be available.

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