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Gunpoint Robbery at Maplewood ATM Under Investigation



Camp By: Richard L. Smith 

Maplewood Police officials said on Monday, April 3, at approximately 9:43 pm, the Maplewood Police Department received a 911 call from a 35-year-old Irvington resident who stated that he was just robbed at gunpoint while withdrawing money from the Bank of America ATM located at 1020 Chancellor Avenue.

According to police, the victim reported that as he was in his vehicle withdrawing money, he was approached by a black male who pointed a gun at him and demanded he pulls his truck forward so the actor can remove his cash from the ATM. 

Police say the victim complied and the unknown suspect took control of the cash and debit card and entered the passenger side of a black SUV that fled on Chancellor Avenue into Irvington. 

The victim described the suspect as a black male approximately 20 years of age, 5’ 9” tall, with a medium build wearing a black ski mask and a dark hooded sweatshirt. 

The victim was not injured in this incident and refused medical attention.