Posted: Wednesday, November 5, 2008 3:42 pm
The Messenger. 11.05.08 A local man has told police he was robbed Friday night while walking in the area of South Ury and East Bransford streets in Union City. The victim, who lives in northeast Union City, reported he was robbed by two men who appeared to be teenagers, according to a Union City Police Department report. He claimed he was walking to Family Video at South First Street and Reelfoot Avenue to return some DVDs when the two men — one a white male and one a black male, both wearing black hoodies — started following him on South Ury Street. He said when he turned onto East Bransford Street, one of the men hit him in the back of the head and both men started hitting him, police reported. The victim alleged the two men took the DVDs and ran north on South Ury Street, according to the report.