MONTCLAIR, NJ - Two Montclair Residents were robbed at gunpoint in two separate incidents, as they walked through Montclair on Sunday, according to Montclair Police officials.
At approximately 6:30 p.m., a 64-year-old Montclair man was approached by a dark colored SUV as he walked along Virginia Avenue, according to Lt. David O'Dowd of the Montclair Police Department.
He stated that according to the report, "Two men exited the vehicle and took approximately $100 cash from the victim’s pocket. One of the suspects brandished a handgun."
Officials are on the lookout for suspects described as African-American males in their 20’s.
Nearly a half hour later, at approximately 7:00 p.m., a 47yoa Montclair man reprted to police that he was walking on Sylvan Place when approached by a dark colored SUV.
O'Dowd added, "Two men exited the vehicle and demanded the victim’s bag and wallet. One of the suspects brandished a handgun."
Officials reported that a laptop, cellular phone, and wallet were taken in this incident. The suspects are described as African-American males in their 20’s.
The victims were not injured in these incidents.
Both incidents are currently under investigation.
The shooting incident on Saturday where a victim was shot in the nose, does not appear connected to these robberies, O'Dowd added.