Port Authority Police arrest four men in alleged robbery

JERSEY CITY — Acting on a complaint by a 33-year-old Hoboken man who said he had been robbed by four men on March 29 just before midnight, the Port Authority Police arrested four men in the parking lot of the Journal Square train and bus station.
According to a statement issued by the Port Authority, four men allegedly approached the victim and surrounded him near the train station entrance, demanding he give them money.
When the man refused he was allegedly punched in the jaw and placed in a choke hold by the suspects. His clothes were allegedly ripped by the suspects who went on to forcefully remove his wallet, backpack, glasses and silver metal ring. The victim asked for his property back and was given back his glasses and wallet but the suspects had allegedly removed $60 from the victim’s wallet. PATH patrol officers responded to the scene. All four suspects were stopped in front of a Dunkin Donuts on Summit Ave and Magnolia Ave in Jersey City by Port Authority Police. The complainant’s backpack containing mail addressed to the victim was recovered from the suspects as well as the victim’s ring. The suspects were placed under arrest and transported back to the PATH Police command.
During the search of the suspects the complainant’s silver ring was found in the pocket of suspect number 2. The victim’s money was not recovered. EMS was notified and the victim declined medical attention.
As a result, Alfredo James, Anthony Andrew, Antevious Gillespie, and Kyle Barnes were each charged with robbery and conspiracy. Andrew and Gillespie were also charged with criminal possession of stolen property.

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