NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley Police have confirmed a strong arm robbery incident at Yanticaw Park in Nutley Sunday around noon. 

Early reports suggest two men robbed an individual near the park of their mobile phone. They fled in an SUV. 

As Yanticaw Park is a County Park, the investigation was turned over to the Essex County Sheriff for further investigation. TAPinto Nutley will follow up with the Sheriff's office and report any details.

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A strong arm robbery is the intent to commit a crime of larceny by using a weapon in combination with the threat of force, actual force, or intimidation. Larceny is the unlawful taking and carrying away of a person’s property with the intent to permanently deprive them of the property. 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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