Attempted Carjacking in Hoboken!

Man robbed at gunpoint near Maxwell Place in Hoboken, NJ

10pm Update: See comments section. Man was still robbed at gunpoint, but was slick to prevent car theft.

Found out that earlier today – a man was robbed of his SUV at gunpoint near Maxwell Place uptown!

From what I heard, two “well dressed” black males approached this man, who is a trainer at a local gym and was meeting a client – brandished a gun, and forced him to hand over his brand new Jeep Cherokee and drove away. Police are currently investigating this theft.

Crazy – you’d think that our affluent waterfront community would be free of such crimes – with a dense population, video cameras, 24 hour doormen and routine police patrols. I guess that’s one of the many downsides when everyone is heads-down looking at their nonsensical status updates.

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