The Fanwood Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred at 7:30 p.m. Thursday on Midway Avenue, near the intersection of Farley Avenue and Midway Avenue. The victim exited a Westbound New Jersey Transit Bus and crossed over to the south side of the intersection. As she was walking, she heard someone run up behind her and he knocked to the ground. The man, whom she identified as tall, slim, African-American with short hair and wearing a dark coat, stole the victim’s pocketbook and ran to a dark SUV or van that sped off northbound on Farley Avenue.
Anyone with information regarding this incident please contact Detective Eugene Chin at the Fanwood Police Department (908) 322-5000 ext 119.