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Roseland Shell Armed Robbery Thursday Night

Carolyne Volpe Curley

Thursday, January 9, 2014 • 8:17pm


Updated at 9:55 a.m. Friday
Article will be updated as more information becomes available.
Comments added from Police Chief McDonough

ROSELAND, NJ - Reports came in to TAP at 7:48 p.m. Thursday night of an armed robbery which had just occurred at the Shell Station located at the corner of Roseland Avenue and Eagle Rock Avenue

"No one hurt in the incident," Roseland Police Chief Rich McDonough commented, "the suspect was last seen running across Eagle Rock Avenue onto Roseland Place."


Shell Station, located at the corner of Roseland Avenue and Eagle Rock Avenue

Credit: Google Maps

Description
Roseland Police have put together the following description:
  • White male in his 20s 
  • Wearing a dark ski mask and dark ski jacket
  • Fled on foot
  • Suspect showed a handgun thought to be a revolver

Police are continuing to search the area as the subject remains at large. The temperature in Roseland as of 9:15 p.m was 22°.

McDonough asked that anyone who observed any cars parked in the area around 7:45 p.m. last night, or anyone who has any pertinent information regarding the incident, please contact the Roseland Police Detective Bureau at 973-226-8700.
 

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