TRIO CHARGED IN FAUX-COP ROBBERY

Three men, including one from Middletown, are facing allegations they robbed a man on a Red Bank street when one of them posed as a cop, Red Bank police announced Sunday.

From department spokesman Captain Darren McConnell:

On Saturday, April 28 at approximately 7pm a male subject reported to the Red Bank Police Department that his wallet had been stolen from him by three subjects in a red sport utility vehicle. The victim stated that he had been walking in the area of Monmouth Street and Pearl Street when he was approached by the vehicle and one of the occupants displayed a badge identifying himself as a police officer. The victim was then told to turn over his wallet and when he did the subjects drove off.

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