CARTERET, N.J. (AP) — Police say a central New Jersey
woman was beaten and robbed by a man she met through a friend on Facebook.
Carteret police say the 29-year-old from Paterson was dropped off early
Wednesday at a home on Washington Avenue where she was supposed to meet a man
named "Steve." The woman told police he called to say he was in the
Police say the woman was punched in the face and grabbed by the throat when
she stepped into the yard.
Her purse was found later on Edgar Street.
Police tell The Home News Tribune of East Brunswick (http://mycj.co/5gLNJh ) the woman was bleeding
from her left ear and her right eye was swollen shut.
She was treated at a hospital and police are looking for a suspect.