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West Orange Police Department Seeks Information On Armed Robbery Suspects Caught on Surveillance Footage

June 3, 2013 at 3:33 PM

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Orange Police Department has released footage of a May 4, 2013 robbery and assault which occurred at the corner of Ridge and Watson Avenues.  Five men were captured assaulting another  male on surveillance footage.

The incident occurred at approximately 9:55 pm.  The footage shows a suspect  wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, armed with a handgun and pointing it at the victim while his accomplices assaulted and robbed him. The victim was pistol whipped and beaten about the head and the body. His wallet containing $300 and a Samsung Galaxy cell phone were stolen.

Anyone with information on the suspects is asked to contact Detective Ryan Funk of the West Orange Police Department at (973) 325-4020.

 

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