Police officials is Newark arrested Mr. Nasir A. Robinson, 18, of Montclair and Mr. Davion Smith, 23 of Newark then charged them with the robbery of a Newark East Ward Resident Thursday.
According to statement released by authorities, police were on patrol when a citizen flagged down an officer about a robbery that occurred around 1:02 p.m. in the 100 block of Madison Avenue.
Police said the witness saw the suspects walking on Monroe Street.
According to police, he advised the officer, who detained the suspects.
The suspects were immediately identified by the victim as the men who took his cellphone while Robinson was punching him.
Police said in addition to robbery, Robinson was charged with assault.