Police officials in Essex and Morris counties are investigating gas station robberies that occurred in Hanover and West Orange earlier this evening.
In the first incident, armed suspects showed up at the Shell gas station located In the 600 block of NJ-10 and then robbed employees at approximately 4:15 p.m.
The suspects fled the scene and were observed speeding, speeding eastbound on NJ-10.
West Orange Police officials told RLS Media that at approximately 4:30 p.m. today, the Exxon gas station at the intersection of Eagle Rock Avenue and Prospect Avenue was the scene of an armed robbery.
According to West Orange Police, a firearm was used to rob the cashier.
Two black males were seen entering a blue BMW with reported NJ plates “E68-MBB.”
These are reportedly the same individuals who robbed the Hanover Shell station.
No injuries or shots were fired.