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Kearny Man Reports Being Victim of Gunpoint Robbery


By: Richard L. Smith 

A 49-year-old Kearny man reported he was the victim of a gunpoint robbery last night at about 8:30 p.m. Kearny Police officials said. 

According to Kearny Police, the victim was using the ATM outside Schuyler Savings bank at 24 Davis Avenue when two men wearing masks approached him.

Police say, one suspect brandished a small handgun, and the two demanded money.

The robbers did not get any money but searched the victim's pockets and took some personal effects, which they later dropped while running from the scene.

The suspects are described as followed.

According to Police, suspect number one was described as a light-skinned black male, 20-25 years old, approximately 5'11", medium build, wearing a gray-hooded sweatshirt and a face covering.

This suspect possessed a small black handgun.

Police say, suspect two was described as a dark-skinned black male with a thin build and braided hair.

He was wearing all-black clothing and a face covering.

Officials say, both suspects fled toward West Hudson Park in a white BMW SUV with tinted windows.

No injuries were reported.