Armed robbery arrests in Jersey City

Police: Woman pistol-whipped
June 20, 2008 4:51:33 AM PDT
A woman was pistol-whipped during an apparent home invasion robbery at her Jersey City home this morning. Newcopter-7 was live over the scene this morning.

Police say the two suspects pushed their way into the Armstrong Avenue home just after 5:30 a.m. They pistol whipped the woman and fled on foot.

Police arrived, and at least one shot was reportedly fired at the responding officers. No one was hit.

Eyewitness News is told one suspect was quickly arrested near the scene, while another was taken into custody later.

The victim emerged from her home bleeding heavily from her head. She was treated for her injuries.


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