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Man Tells Clifton Police He Was Mugged Overnight

Anyone who saw something or has information that can help the investigation is asked to contact Clifton police detectives: (973) 470-5908.
Anyone who saw something or has information that can help the investigation is asked to contact Clifton police detectives: (973) 470-5908. Photo Credit: GoogleMaps

CLIFTON, N.J. -- A 38-year-old Clifton man told police two muggers forced him to the ground, took his cash and other personal items and fled before dawn Monday.

The victim told police he was walking on the 100 block of East 5th Street around 4 a.m. when he was accosted, Detective Lt. Robert Bracken said.

Both robbers were black and wearing facial coverings, he said, adding that one was about 6-foot-2 and the other 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-8.

They threatened to have a gun, he said -- although none was shown, Bracken noted.

Anyone who saw something or has information that can help the investigation is asked to contact Clifton police detectives: (973) 470-5908 .

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