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Ridgewood NJ, the New Jersey Transit Police Department is offering a $3,000 reward to anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect wanted in connection with an unprovoked assault outside Newark Penn Station.
On March 6th, 2020 at approximately 7:20 p.m., a male was attacked as he approached the Raymond Plaza East exit of Newark Penn Station. Video surveillance footage shows the suspect turn and punch the older victim in the face, causing him to fall to the ground and lose consciousness. The victim suffered lacerations to the face and back of his head.
The suspect fled the scene and is believed to have boarded a train bound for Penn Station New York. The suspect is described as a black male, 35-45 years old, wearing a black leather three-quarter length jacked, a yellowish-green t-shirt, black/white winter cap, dark pants with a graphic design on the left leg, and carrying a black backpack at the time of the assault.
Please contact New Jersey Transit Police Central Communications at 800-242-0236.