Second theft in 3 days reported in Maplewood Wednesday night

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On the heels of two armed robberies in two weeks, Maplewood police sent out another alert Wednesday night about a robbery.

“A robbery has occurred in the area of ​​Jacoby Street and Boyden Avenue,” reads the message sent at 8:56 p.m. on November 2. “Please exercise caution.”

More information was not immediately available, but Patch will add details to this story when released by the police.

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On Monday morning, police said at 6:48 a.m. the department received a call from a man who was assaulted in Meadowbrook Place. The man said he was robbed at gunpoint by three or four men, who then drove off in a car.

And on October 18, Maplewood police sent a similar message after a woman was robbed at gunpoint by two men wearing ski masks as she was walking home. She said she was robbed on the corner of Parker Avenue and Cherry Place.

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