North Bergen police investigating alleged street fight, baseball bat and tire iron recovered


The North Bergen Police Department is investigating an alleged street fight where a baseball bat and tire iron were recovered from the scene.

91st Street and Grand Avenue in North Bergen. Photo via Google Maps.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

This morning at approximately 1:05 a.m., North Bergen police officers responded to the area of 91st Street and Grand Avenue on a reported street fight, according to town spokesman JP Escobar.

The victims reported to be leaving a party from a residence on 91st Street and Columbia Avenue. One victim reported when he left the party, he was met by multiple people on 91st and Grand Avenue that were also in attendance, officials said.

The victim also reported seeing the suspects holding baseball bats and a tire iron.

The total number of people involved has not been determined, but there was an estimated group of 20 people at the party, authorities said.

Officers conducted interviews with people on scene. Evidence recovered from the scene included a baseball bat and a tire iron.

No video has been recovered, however North Bergen Police Detectives are diligently canvassing the area for video evidence.

Two men sustained injuries to the back of their heads, claiming they were struck by a baseball bat. One victim was taken to the hospital by EMS and the other transported by a family member. Both were treated and released.

The investigation is ongoing and no one has been charged at this time, Escobar added.