Red Bank Armed Suspects Attack, Rob Victim in Overnight Incident

Red Bank Police are investigating a violent armed robbery that resulted in an attack of a person in a section of the city.

According to preliminary reports, police were called to the vicinity of Leighton and Locust avenues to investigate reports of an armed robbery in progress.

Police officers arrived at the scene found the victim suffering a head injury after they were viciously attacked, then struck in the head with a gun by two male suspects who demanded cash and personal possessions shortly before 10 p.m. reports said.

The victim reported to officers that two black males took more than a thousand dollars, shoes, and other items before fleeing the scene.

There were non-life threatening injuries reported.

Police are actively investigating.