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Victim Attacked in Paterson Armed Robbery


By: Richard L. Smith

Police have launched an investigation into an aggravated assault robbery that occurred early Thursday morning in Paterson. 

According to reports, at approximately 2:15 a.m., police were dispatched to 310 Park Avenue to investigate reports of an armed robbery. 

Officers arrived and found the victim bleeding from their head after being robbed and beaten at that location. 

The victim suffered a non-life-threatening laceration to the head and is expected to recover. 

Authorities believed the suspect was armed with a pistol and used the weapon to attack the victim during the robbery. 

The suspect remains at large.