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Suspect Arrested for Violent Newark North Ward Robbery, Assault


Newark Police reported the arrest of Mr.Malik A. Greene, 34, of Newark, who robbed and assaulted a victim on May 5. 

Officials said Newark Police responded to a report of an assault that occurred at approximately 5:05 p.m. at the intersection of Broadway and Elliott Street.

Police said when police arrived, the victim was on the ground bleeding from injuries to the back of his head and mouth.

According to police, the victim was attacked by two men who were captured on surveillance video punching him in the face several times.  

At one point, he was slammed to the pavement and his cell phone was taken.

Greene, later identified as one of the suspects, was also charged with conspiracy.

These charges are merely accusations.

Mr. Green  is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.