Police & Fire

Woman Robbed in Downtown Millburn

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MILLBURN, NJ -  A 22-year-old woman was the victim of a robbery that occurred on Main Street in the vicinity of Willow Street last Wednesday, she reported to Millburn police.

The victim said she was picked up at her place of employment in the township by a friend and that there were two other people that she did not recognize also in the car. The four drove to a local bank and the woman went into the bank and cashed her paycheck. When the woman returned to the car, one of the vehicle's occupants verbally threatened her, implyed he had a gun, and demanded her cash and cellular phone. The police report states that the man did not actually display a weapon.

After the victim turned over her money and cell phone, the suspect jumped out of the vehicle on Main Street near Willow Street and fled on foot toward Ocean Street.

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The suspect is described as a black male, between 18 and 25 years of age, medium build, between 5-foot-10 and 6 feet tall, last seen wearing a burgundy hoodie and blue jeans.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Millburn Police Department Detective Bureau at 973-564-7017.

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