A man was transferring items into his neighbor’s car on Evelyn Court on Wednesday, Nov. 19 between 8:30 and 9:45 p.m. when he was allegedly approached by two men who displayed what might have been a handgun, said Sgt. Christopher Black of the Maplewood Police Department.
The two demanded the belongings and took the neighbor’s car, as well as the man’s wallet and cellphone, said Black. The car was recovered the next day in Newark.
Here is the rest of the blotter:
November 18, 2014; Burglary; At approximately 9:15 AM, a home on 44th St was entered and a cell phone stolen.
November 21, 2014; Robbery; At approximately 4:30 PM, a juvenile walking on Rutgers St lent his phone to a male described as approximately 20 years old. The male then placed the phone inside his pocket and began walking away. The juvenile began following him until the male turned and threatened him. The juvenile later responded to headquarters to report the incident.
November 23, 2014; Burglary; Between 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM entry was forced to a home on Van Ness Ter. A gaming system was reported stolen.
November 23, 2014; Theft of Purse; At approximately 7:15 AM, a two male grabbed a purse off of the shoulder of a female walking on Irvington Ave. They then ran towards Irvington with the purse. No contact was made with the victim and no injuries were sustained by the victim.