PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Officers responded to the Gulf Express, 859 Route 46, for a reported robbery on Monday, September 17 at 8:39 p.m.
Upon their arrival, they made contact with the employees. They stated a male entered the Gulf Express to buy some items. He was then observed in the rear of the store crouched down acting suspiciously, and then attempted to leave.
As the suspect tried to leave the employee attempted to stop him and inquire about what he was doing. The unknown male suspect then offered him cash to not call the police and rushed outside into a dark colored sedan driven by an unknown female.
The store employee attempted to stop the male suspect from leaving by holding the car door open. At the same time, the gas attendant also attempted to hold the door open to prevent them from driving off.
The male suspect was able to shove the store employee off the door. The male suspect also attempted to push the gas attendant off the vehicle, but when he was unsuccessful, the female driver began to drive away with him still holding on for a short distance.
No weapons were displayed or were threatened to be used during the incident.
The male gas attendant complained of shoulder pain and was assessed by Rockaway Neck First Aid Squad. He refused any further medical treatment.
This incident remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact the Parsippany Police Department Investigative Division at (973) 263-4311.