The Salisbury Township Police Department is investigating a report of a robbery and assault which occurred in an area adjacent to Lindberg Park in Salisbury Township.
On June 12 at about 7:27 p.m., the Salisbury Township Police were dispatched to the area of Lindberg Park and met the juvenile victim. The male victim was clothed in only his underwear and had a laceration to his leg, a contusion on his arm, various cuts on his body and a bruise on his cheek.
The victim said he was intentionally driven to the park with five other unidentified individuals of possible Dominican descent. He told officers he was then “jumped” by the individuals who hit him with a baseball bat and a gun. The victim told officers the individuals then took his clothes, sneakers and wallet containing $60.
The individuals were described as light skinned males possibly of Dominican descent. The individuals fled the area in a newer model black Honda with tinted windows.
The victim was treated at the Lehigh Valley Health Network Hospital and released.
Based on the information available, it appears as though this act was an isolated incident. Anyone with any information on this incident is requested to contact Det. Kevin J. Kress at 610-797-1447 or Lehigh County Radio at 610-437-5252.
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Police responded to a burglar alarm 12:27 p.m. June 11 in the 2200 block of Lehigh Parkway North.
Police responded to a burglar alarm 3:11 p.m. June 11 in the 1700 block of 33rd Street.
Police responded to a burglar alarm 9:05 p.m. June 11 in the 1000 block of Buckingham Drive.
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Police responded to a burglar alarm 12:20 a.m. June 13 in the 1000 block of Mockingbird Court.
Police responded to a burglar alarm 9:09 a.m. June 13 in the 700 block of East Emmaus Avenue.