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Serious Injuries Reported for Woman Struck by Vehicle During Armed Robbery in Newark's Central Ward


Police reported serious injuries for a woman hit by a car while being robbed by gunmen in a section of Newark's Central Ward Saturday morning. 

According to police, at approximately 12:45 a.m., police responded to reports of a person down near 18 Muhammad Ali Avenue. 

When emergency responders arrived, they found the victim suffering a severe leg injury after being struck by a car at that location. 

Police said the female was transported to University Hospital, where she remains in serious but stable condition. 

A preliminary investigation indicated that the woman was being robbed at gunpoint by males when she attempted to get away from the assailants but was struck by a car. 

A crime scene unit was notified and assisted in the investigation.