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Fanwood Robbery Under Investigation

By rlsmetro on

The Fanwood Police Department is investigating a robbery that took place near the intersection of Forest Road and Pleasant avenues that occurred at around 9:20pm.  

Police say the suspect forced a juvenile male off of his bicycle and then fled the scene in an unknown direction. The suspect may have operated the bike into downtown Scotch Plains on Park Avenue.

Police say the suspect is described as a white male in his early 20's, 6'2'', wearing a white tank top with red and blue stripes across it, as well as a white hat on backwards.

If you have any information regarding this incident or others, please contact Officer Elliott Bernard ( or Officer Dan Kranz ( of the Fanwood Police Department via their email or 908-322-5000

All residents are encouraged to contact the Fanwood Police Department if they observe any suspicious activity, persons, or vehicles.