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Woman Punched in her Face in Newark North Ward Armed Robbery

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By: Jeff Sommes 

A female victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being assaulted during a robbery in Newark's North Ward Friday morning. 

Police were dispatched to the 90's block of Broadway to investigate reports of an aggravated assault at approximately 11 a.m. 

Officers arrived and found the victim, who reported that while in the location, a male suspect approached and announced a robbery, then began striking her in the face. 

EMS treated the victim for minor injuries while police investigated at the scene. 

The suspect fled the scene and has not been captured.