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UPDATE: Newark Ironbound Knifepoint Robbery Under Investigation


Newark East Ward police are actively investgiating an armed robbery that occurred on a street in the Ironbound section.

According to preliminary reports, the incident happened on Thursday, at approximately 3:30 p.m.

The victim stated that a male suspect exited a vehicle on Elm Street armed with a knife and demanded personal possessions.

The unidentified victim said, the suspect also lifted his shirt and showed a gun in his waistband.

Police are looking for a black male who fled in a red-colored Ford Explorer. There were no physical injuries reported.