UNION, NJ – Union Police are continuing an investigation into an armed carjacking that occurred overnight near the Dunkin Donuts on Stuyvesant Avenue by Oakland Avenue.
Police were called to the scene at about 2:30 a.m. According to Lt. Cohen of the Union Police, the victim reported that a black male approached, pointing a silver firearm at the victim’s face, demanding he get on the ground. Cohen said a second black male produced a switchblade style knife and held it to the victim’s head.
The victim was ordered to empty his pockets, the contents including his car keys, an iphone and bank card. The suspects fled south on Stuyvesant Avenue in the victim’s Toyota Camry. The victim was not injured.
The suspects were both captured in Newark, according to Lt. Cohen. The driver was apprehended in the vehicle and the passenger after a short foot pursuit.
One suspect was taken to the hospital for unknown injures. The second is in custody at the Union Police Department. The names of the suspects have not yet been released and the investigation by Union Police is continuing.