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Couple Dragged, Beaten While at Newark Ironbound Restaurant

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Police in Newark request the public’s help with identifying several suspects who were captured on surveillance video assaulting two victims at a restaurant on April 18, 2022.

The incident occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m. at the Vivo Tapas Kitchen & Lounge, located in the 100 block of Ferry Street.  

Police say suspect #1 grabbed a male victim, and suspect #2 dragged him out of the restaurant and threw him to the ground.

 The victim was then kicked multiple times by the suspects pictured below.

The female victim sustained a facial fracture when one of the suspects struck her with a brick as she was exiting the restaurant to check on the male victim. Police said he suffered a broken nose.

 Both victims were taken to University Hospital

Director O’Hara urges anyone with information about the suspects to call the Police Division’s 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477).  

All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.