A 17-year-old was assaulted and robbed of his cell phone outside the Bloomfield Library, police said.
On Saturday morning at about 11:30, the teen was walking home from the bus when he noticed a muscular black male wearing a black hoodie, grey sweatpants and black Nike sneakers sitting on a bench outside the library, police said.
man reportedly followed the teen and attacked him near State Street. Police
said that after the man assaulted the teen and stole his phone, he ran toward
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Bloomfield Police Department Detective Bureau at 973-680-4084.