Report: Byrne victim of mugging in London

From the Star-Ledger: “Former Gov. Brendan Byrne was mugged today in London by an assailant who punched him in the face as he and his wife walked to the theater.”

“Some nut came out of the blue and punched me in the jaw, and was immediately arrested,” Byrne told the newspaper. 

Byrne, 85, served as governor from 1974 to 1982.

Report: Byrne victim of mugging in London