A man used a U-Haul truck to steal an ATM machine from a Newark hair braiding salon, authorities said.
Laquan J. Wright, 28, a city resident, broke into the 16th Avenue salon overnight last week and removed the machine, Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose said.
Police were called to the scene at 6:50 a.m., last Saturday, on reports that the ATM machine was missing from Deedee African Hair Braiding salon, police said.
Wright was identified as a suspect and arrested Oct. 22. He was charged with burglary, theft, criminal mischief, possession of burglary tools, conspiracy and tampering with evidence.
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