Report Of Assault Leads To Arrest For Robbery

On Friday, January 20th, at approximately 1:04 p.m., Roselle Park police officers responded to the area of West Clay Avenue at West Grant Avenue after receiving a call made by a witness stating a male – who was walking in the area – was being physically assaulted by another male and that male was forcibly removing the victim’s wallet.

Once on scene, Patrolman Richard Gaylord separated the two individuals involved and arrested the suspected aggressor who was identified as Jahlil Y. Zamora, age 30 from Elizabeth.

He was later charged with Robbery in the Second Degree and Theft in the Third Degree. Mr. Zamora was ultimately lodged in the Union County Jail with no bail awaiting his first appearance.

The 39-year-old male victim was treated on scene for his injuries reportedly sustained during the incident. The wallet was also recovered on scene.