On September 4, 2010 at approximately 9:32 p.m., officers were dispatched to 139 E . Westfield Avenue (gas station) for a report of an armed robbery with handgun. Upon arrival the caller stated he was robbed at gun point.
The investigation revealed the victim was approached by the suspect walking west from Union Road. The suspect was described as a black male in his 20s wearing a black plain t-shirt, green NY Jets shorts with a white stripe, tan Timberland style boots and armed with a black handgun and a black bandanna covering his face.
The victim stated the suspect pointed a handgun at his chest and demanded money. The Victim then stated he gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of cash. The victim then stated the suspect fled the scene northbound on Union Road towards East Grant Ave.
The robbery was recorded on the security cameras of the gas station.
Detective Keith Wintermute is investigating this case. Anyone with information is asked to call (908) 245-8103 or (908) 245-2300.