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Posted on: June 9, 2018

Newark Police Investigate Bank Robbery; Suspect Identified


On June 8, 2018, at about 1538 hours, a male suspect entered the M & T Bank, located at 550 Suburban Drive in the Suburban Plaza Shopping Center in Newark.  The male suspect approached a female teller, displayed a handgun, and demanded money.  The teller gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of money and the suspect fled the bank.  No one was injured during this incident.


Newark Police Detectives responded to the scene and conducted an investigation.  Based upon their investigation, which included interviews, review of surveillance video and other investigative means, the suspect was identified as Frederick Baynes.  An arrest warrant was issued on June 8, 2018 by Justice of the Peace Court #2 charging Baynes with Robbery 1st Degree.


Baynes is a black male, 51 years-of-age, 5’7” and 210 pounds.  His last known address is in Philadelphia, PA.


Anyone who may have information as to the location of Baynes is asked to call Det. T. Gerasimov at (302) 366-7100 x. 3474 or  Citizens may also contact the Newark Police at (302) 366-7111 or may call 911 to report his whereabouts.


Anonymous text message tips can be submitted by texting 302NPD and a 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.


The Newark Police Department affirms that all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

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