BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield Police confirmed that a local resident was attacked while making his way home from the Watsessing Train Station on Friday night.

The incident happened around 9:30 p.m. The victim was taken to hospital with head and facial injuries. 

Sources who know the victim have told TAPinto Bloomfield that the victim is Adam Young, the lead brewer at Brooklyn Brewery. Young previously worked for Cricket Hill Brewery where he created some of their most popular beers. 

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Bloomfield Police stress that this is an ongoing investigation and cannot comment on the nature of the injuries nor can they comment on the victims prognosis citing privacy rules. is an online newspaper serving the Township of Bloomfield. TAPinto Bloomfield is the only locally owned news organization in the township. TAPinto Bloomfield is accredited by the New Jersey Press Association. Sign up for our FREE daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and Twitter @BloomfieldTAP.

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