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Attempted Robbery at Edison ShopRite Under Investigation


Authorities in Edison are on the search for a suspect who attempted to hold up a supermarket in the city during the overnight hours.

According to preliminary reports, police were called to the ShopRite located on US-1 at Old Post Road to investigate reports of a robbery at the supermarket at approximately 11:45 p.m.

Police officers who arrived at the scene were informed that a black male suspect entered the supermarket and handed an employee a noted announcing a possible robbery according to reports.

Police say the suspects, who wore dark clothing, fled the store and did not get any cash during the robbery.

The incident is under investigation.