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Armed Robberies Under Investigation in Newark Ironbound Park


Police believe that a group of juveniles are responsible for a set of robberies inside a Newark Ironbound park Sunday evening. 

According to a preliminary investigation, police officials made Independence Park a strenuous lookout location around 8:20 p.m. after two victims reported that while inside the park, they were robbed by suspects who reportedly had weapons. 

Police say the suspects robbed several other victims in the vicinity of 218 Van Buren Street before fleeing the scene.

There were no physical injuries reported. The Essex County Sheriff's Office provides security for the park.