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Dec 31, 2019

Robbery and Assault Reported at Middletown Deli

Multiple sources have reported an assault and robbery that took place at Bevacqua’s Deli and Luncheonette early Tuesday afternoon.ย  At approximately 12:30 this afternoon, a man wearing a dark colored, possibly blue or black, hooded sweatshirt, assaulted a pedestrian at the deli located at 305 Port Monmouth Rd. in the North Middletown section of Middletown. The suspect subsequently fled on foot, and was seen carrying a knife.

The Middletown Police Department has responded to the scene, while EMS assisted the victim.ย  MTPD is currently investigating the situation and searching for the suspect.

This story has been updated following the arrests of two teens.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Middletown Police Department at 732-615-2100.