Woman Reports Being Robbed Inside West Side Park in Newark

Authorities in Newark are investgiating a report of a robbery that occurred in an Essex County Park on Tuesday night.

According to preliminary reports, a female entered the Newark Police precinct on 16th Avenue and complained that she was robbed of a bicycle and a cell phone by a male who brandished an unidentifiable weapon and demanded the items.

Witnesses reported that the suspect was a black male who fled the scene immediately after the robbery.

Police have not located the suspect at this time.