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Brick Man Charged in Lakewood Robbery

Suspect vehicle located in front of a home shortly after robbery

A Brick Township man has been accused of robbing a Lakewood man of approximately $3,000, police said.

Lakewood Police Officer Jonathan Pederson responded to the robbery call in the area of Congress Street at about 4 p.m. Wednesday, police said in a statement.

Upon arrival, the victim, a 28-year-old Lakewood man, told the officer he was speaking to two other men in the area of Laurel Avenue and, at some point during the conversation, the men noticed that he had "a lot" of money on him.

One of the men allegedly struck the victim in the head with an unknown object and took approximately $3,000 from the victim before the both fled the area on foot, according to police.

As officers conducted their investigation, they linked a white vehicle to the robbery, which was found in front of a Laurel Avenue home a short time later.

Ultimately, police charged Shakee Jackson, 20, of Brick, with robbery.

Bail was set at $10,000 and Jackson was transported to Ocean County Jail, police said. Jackson was not listed as an inmate at the jail on Thursday.

J June 26, 2014 at 12:25 PM
Why was dude walking around with 3grand? Who carries a wad of cash around any more...
gail sands June 26, 2014 at 12:35 PM
Something fishy going on!!
Ken June 26, 2014 at 07:28 PM
Can't fix STUPID
Av June 26, 2014 at 09:05 PM
Shakee? Oh a Lakewood rep
none of yobusiness June 27, 2014 at 11:58 AM
Shakee bakee

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