Skip to main content

Exxon Gas Station Robbed at Gunpoint in Newark

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Police in Newark are searching for several suspects who held up a gas station in Newark on Friday morning. 

The early morning incident happened around 2 a.m. at the Exxon gas station located in the 600 block of McCarter Highway and Cottage Street. 

A preliminary investigation indicated that about four suspects pulled up at the station in a dark-colored SUV.

One of the suspects produced a gun and demanded cash from an employee before speeding from the scene with an unknown amount of money. 

Police believe the assailants were occupying a black Hyundai Tuscon SUV with reported NJ license plate numbers "J16-MXF". 

No physical injuries were reported.