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Belleville Chinese Food Delivery Man Hospitalized After Armed Robbery Attack


By: Richard L. Smith 

Police in Belleville are looking for two suspects wanted for a violent attack that left a delivery person injured Sunday. 

Belleville officials said that at 8:27 p.m., police were notified of an armed robbery near 4 Lake Street in Belleville.  

According to police, the victim reported he was delivering Chinese food to an address on Lake Street when he was approached by a black male wearing a black jacket and a face mask.  

Police say the suspect brandished a black handgun and pushed it against the victim's abdomen.  

The suspect demanded the victim's money and pushed the victim to the ground while going through his pockets.

Officials say the victim reported $60 in cash, and the food he delivered was taken.

During the incident, a second suspect emerged from a parked BMW and struck the victim in the face.

According to officials, no description of suspect #2 was available.  

Police say both suspects fled in a black BMW sedan south on Lake Street.

The victim was treated at Clara Maass Hospital for minor injuries and released.