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Robbery Victim Gets Finger Slashed in Ocean Twp.; Suspects Sought

Ocean Twp. New Jersey

Police are looking for two men who they said slashed a man's finger during a robbery in Ocean Township.

Officers from the Township of Ocean Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery in the Twinbrook Village Apartment complex Wednesday at approximately 10:14 p.m.

An investigation by the responding officers revealed that a lone male victim was attacked by two males armed with folding knives.

During a brief struggle the victim’s finger was cut. The two subjects removed the victim’s wallet containing an unspecified amount of currency and fled the area in an older model black colored Chevrolet Astro van. 

The victim was transported to Monmouth Medical Center for treatment of his lacerated finger.

The victim described the two assailants as tall black males wearing jeans and sneakers. One of the accused was wearing a Polo style shirt with stripes. 

Anyone that may have information or witnessed any suspicious activity is asked to contact Detective Michael Legg at the Township of Ocean Police Detective Bureau at 732-531-1800. Callers may remain anonymous.