Man Assaulted, Robbed Of Cell Phone At Jersey City Mall, Authorities Say

A 43-year-old man was robbed of his cell phone and assaulted outside a Jersey City mall Wednesday afternoon, according to police.

Newport Mall in Jersey City
Newport Mall in Jersey City Photo Credit: Google Maps (Street View)

The man struggled with the thief, who assaulted him and ran off with his cell phone near the entrance of Newport Mall at approximately 4:15 p.m., Jersey City police spokeswoman Kimberly Wallace-Scalcione said.

The victim was taken to a local hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries, Wallace-Scalcione said.

Additional details about the incident were not immediately available.

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