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Police Seek Identities of Five Armed Robbers

West Orange police have released images of the five men who allegedly beat and robbed New York man on May 4.

West Orange police are asking for the public's help to identify the five men who allegedly beat and robbed a New York man at gunpoint in early May. 

West Orange police released images Monday of the men they believe were involved in the robbery that occured at the corner of Ridge and Watson avenues at about 9:55 p.m. on May 4. 

The five men surrounded the New York man and one, wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, pulled a gun and demanded the New York man's money, township spokeswoman Jessica Glicker said. 

The armed man pistol-whipped the New York man while the other four men beat and robbed him, police said. The robbers took $300 in cash, his wallet and cell phone, valued at $200, according to the police report. 

Anyone with information on the robbers is asked to contact Detective Ryan Funk of the West Orange Police Department at 973-325-4020.

hugh lindsay June 03, 2013 at 09:57 PM
such fine outstanding citizens, i bet these thugs make their mammas proud.
Mr. billy bob June 04, 2013 at 04:05 AM
how come they are black why can't they be white?
Tom June 04, 2013 at 01:37 PM
Thank you patch for posting these pictures! Only wish we could've gotten them sooner Hopefully someone in the neighborhood will recognize them and report them. Thanks again!
Tom June 04, 2013 at 09:41 PM
Come on people someone has to know these punks! Please report them
Tom June 15, 2013 at 08:38 PM
http://montclair.patch.com/articles/police-id-suspect-in-greenwood-avenue-shooting# This guy Is on the loose in our area he is wanted for shooting someone in Montclair!! If you recognize him And know where he may be or has been please report to the police

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