YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: A Paterson woman was followed to a Paramus mall by a man from her neighborhood who then hit her in the face twice and took $200 from her before a Rochelle Park police officer caught him trying to flee, authorities said this morning.
Courtney Morrison (MUGSHOT: Paramus PD)
The woman told police Courtney Morrison, 46, followed her onto the bus Friday night, then attacked her at the Garden State Plaza, taking her money.
Paramus police found her at the bus stop, then issued an alert for Morrison, a Jamaican native.
Moments later, Rochelle Park Officer Dean Pinto spotted Morrison on West Passaic Street, grabbed him and turned him over to Paramus police.
Morrison is being held on $25,000 bail at the Bergen County Jail, charged with robbery.
The woman was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center for cuts on her head, police said.
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