Woman Victim of Strong-Arm Robbery Monday Afternoon
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 • 9:36am
PATERSON, NJ - A woman was the victim of a strong-arm robbery on Monday afternoon in broad daylight.
At 4:30 p.m. near the intersection of 21st Avenue and Madison Street, a 27-year-old Hispanic female pedestrian was approached by a Hispanic male in a black shirt and blue jeans, according to Sgt. Dean Barone.
The suspect asked the woman if he could use her phone. After she gave him the phone, he punched her in the face, kept the phone and ran away. No weapon was ever displayed during the robbery.
The woman refused medical treatment at the scene. The incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information can call (973) 321-1120.