Three Arrested In Maplewood Assault, Robbery
The investigation into the early-morning assault is ongoing.
Police have arrested three men and are looking for a fourth after a man was hit in the head and robbed while walking down South Ridgewood Road.
The names of the men arrested have not been released yet, and it is not known if they were in Maplewood or county lockup.
On Tuesday at 2:30 a.m. a man, whose was also not identified, was walking down Ridgewood Road when he was hit in the head and robbed. He was taken by the South Orange Rescue Squad to the hospital with minor head injuries. After being under observation for a few hours, he was released. It is still unclear as to whether or not he was hit with a weapon.
The injured man told police he knew his attackers and was able to identify them. Police said they used his information to make the arrests sometime Tuesday. Detective Lt. Michael Marucci said some of the stolen items were recovered. The investigation is ongoing.