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Suspects Sought in Newark Ironbound Section Attempted Robbery of Taxi Driver

By rlsmetro on
Ironbound

Newark Police are on the search for several armed men who attempted to rob a taxi driver in the city's Ironbound section overnight.

According to preliminary reports, the incident happened at around 1 a.m. in the vicinity of 14 Merchant Street.

Police say a black male suspect exited a dark-colored SUV -occupied by two other men- and approached the taxi.

The suspect reportedly pointed a gun at the taxi driver, but he managed to speed from the scene.

Police say the suspects also pointed a gun at a female pedestrian, but it is not clear if the suspects took anything from the woman.

There were no physical injuries reported.