Glen Ridge Police Investigating Halloween Paintball Assault Incident

The Glen Ridge Police Department is currently investigating an aggravated assault that occurred on October 31st, 2021 at 11:20 pm on Washington Street near Hamilton Road. The victim reported that an unknown older model vehicle, dark in color, with a loud muffler pulled over to the side of the road in the 300 block of Washington Street.

The unidentified occupants, while in the vehicle, struck the victim with paintballs while he was walking in the area of Washington Street and Hamilton Road. Minor injuries were reported.

The Glen Ridge Police Department is investigating the matter and has been in contact with surrounding towns about this incident. If anyone has any information pertaining to this incident, contact Detective Rivera at (973) 748-5400 x119 or the police desk at (973) 748-5400.

This is an ongoing investigation at this time.

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