On Saturday March 12, 2011 at 6:55 p.m., Roselle Park Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Welsh Farms store located at 521 West Westfield Avenue, ¼ mile east of Garden State Parkway Exit 137.
The suspect is described as a black male, tall, thin, wearing grab green Army type field jacket, blue jeans, black boots and a grey hoodie with the hood pulled tight concealing his face. He entered the store with his right hand covered with a newspaper, pointing it like it was a firearm. He approached the clerk behind the counter and ordered him to open the register. The suspect took cash then he then took the handset of the landline phone and fled store with cash and phone, destroying the phone when he exited the store.
The amount reported stolen was approximately $700.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Roselle Park Police at (908) 245-2300.
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