NUTLEY, NJ - Police Director Alphonse Petracco and Chief Thomas Strumolo issued an alert to all Nutley residents after two men robbed a Nutley woman earlier today.

At 4:00 p.m. Friday, police responded to a home on the North end of Washington Ave following a a 911 call. A woman was unloading groceries,  was approached by an unidentified man who then forcefully pulled her handbag from her arm.

The man entered a dark colored four door sedan and fled on Washington Avenue towards Clifton Commons. The car is believed to be either a Honda or Toyota. 

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The first man is described as approx.. 6'00 tall medium build and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with scarf covering his face. No description was given for the driver. 

Anyone with information are asked to contact NUTLEY POLICE 973-284-4940 or non emergent anonymous information can be Texted to CRIMES and start your message with NPDTIP---Or log into submit a tip to Nutley Police. is an online newspaper serving the Township of Nutley. is accredited by the New Jersey Press Association, and is the only locally owned news organization serving the community. Sign up for our FREE daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and Twitter @TAPintoNutley 

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