The Newark Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect in these photos. Detective David Higbee reports that on Thursday December 17, 2009 at 10:44 AM, this suspect allegedly robbed the Shell gas station located at 5489 Thornton Avenue. The suspect is described as a light skinned black male. He is approximately 19-20 years old, about 5’10” tall and a thin build. The suspect may also have a thin mustache and was wearing a black beanie style cap with a black parka-style coat and denim jeans. Witnesses described the gun used by the suspect as a “machine gun”. The suspect was last seen getting into an oxidized black or possibly gray in color, late model Honda or Toyota with a California License plate similar to 5LEL649. Detective Higbee believes the suspect may also be responsible for at least four additional robberies in Union City, Fremont and Sunnyvale. Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text us at 408-355-0999 or CLICK HERE to send a confidential email tip, if you know the name of this man or have any information that can help solve this crime.