A Manalapan man was struck at the back of the head and then robbed of $1,200 in cash around midnight on Saturday, Feb. 23 somewhere near Pension Road, the Manalapan Township Police Department reported.
The victim, a 20-year-old man who is self-employed, was hit in the back of the head by an unknown object which resulted in a broken jaw and possible broken orbital socket. He was transported to Old Bridge Regional Hospital for treatment, according to police.
The incident was reported to police by a 52-year-old Pension Road resident at around 3:45 p.m. This case is currently under investigation by the Manalapan Township Police Detective Bureau.