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Montclair PD: Victim 'Jumped' By Group In Late Night Nishuane Park Attack

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Nishuane Park Photo Credit: Google Maps

A person walking through an Essex County park says he was "jumped" by five others last week, authorities said.

The unidentified victim said he was inside Nishuane Park near Cedar Avenue at about 1:30 a.m. on Dec. 30 when the attack occurred, according to Montclair Police Sgt. Terence Turner:

The victim was able to describe two of his attackers: A black male, 20-21 years old, medium complexion, approximately 185 pounds, approximately 6" 1' or 6" 2' in height. And the second suspect was a black male, 20-21 years of age, medium complexion, approximately 210-215 pounds, approximately 5’10” in height, police said.

The victim sought medical attention on his own for injuries to his face, according to Turner.

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