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Gas Station Armed Robbery Under Investigation in Edison


By: Richard L. Smith 

There is an active search for suspects wanted for a commercial armed robbery in Edison Wednesday night. 

Police responded to reports of an armed robbery in progress at the Exxon gas station located in the 1400 block of US-1 around 8:30 p.m. 

A preliminary investigation indicated that a black male suspect wearing dark clothes brandished a firearm and announced a robbery. 

Police have not confirmed the amount of cash taken during the heist. 

The suspect fled the scene and has not been captured by police. 

No physical injuries were rpeorted.