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Carjacking at Short Hills Mall

By TOWNSHIP OF MILLBURN POLICE DEPARTMENT

September 13, 2011 at 4:35 AM

At approximately 2040 hours  / 8:40 PM this evening there was an attempted carjacking at the Mall at Short Hills.
 
This matter is still under an active investigation and new facts are being developed as we progress, but preliminary reports show that the victim was confronted in J-Lot at the Mall at Short Hills, 1200 Rte, 124, Short Hills, New Jersey.  The actor brandished a firearm and tried to coax the victim into the victim’s vehicle.
 
For some reason, still under investigation, the actor then struck the victim on the head with the firearm causing what is now believed to be a non-life threatening injury.
 
The victim was transported to Overlook Hospital in Summit, New Jersey.
As this matter is still under active and developing investigation, we do not anticipating releasing anymore information this evening.  Please be patient as more accurate information is developed in this serious crime.