Suspects steal officer's firearm

May 28, 2008 5:41:45 AM PDT
Four gun toting men stole a state Department of Corrections officer's weapon during a holdup in Newark overnight. Police say the officer was robbed by the suspects at the intersection of South Orange Avenue and Grove Street just before midnight.

They reportedly swiped his firearm and fled on foot. No arrests were immediately made.

The officer, who works for the state Department of Corrections, was not injured during the robbery.