MONTVILLE —Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Montville Township Police Chief Rudy Appelmann announce an active investigation into an armed robbery that occurred on Sunday, November 26 in Montville Township.
At approximately 10:30 p.m., law enforcement officers were dispatched to the Raceway Gas Station, located on Route 46 East in Pine Brook, for a report of an armed robbery. The clerk reported a man walked into the store, pointed a handgun at him and demanded money. The clerk gave the man money from the register, and the man left the store and got into a vehicle in the area of Chapin Road.
The assailant was described as a heavyset white male, about 40 to 50 years of age, with grey hair, glasses and a grey hat. The assailant fled in a silver, foreign-type car.
Numerous law enforcement agencies are currently investigating this incident, including the Montville Township Police Department, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office – Major Crimes Unit, and the Morris County Sheriff’s Office.
Anyone with information about this incident, including the identity of this assailant, is asked to call the Montville Township Police Department at (973) 257-4300, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office – Major Crimes Unit at (973) 285-6200, or Crimestoppers at (973) 267-2255.