Person of Interest Sought in Multiple Collingswood Armed Robberies
The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Collingswood Police Department are seeking public’s assistance in identifying a man who may be connected to multiple armed robberies that occurred last night.
According to authorities, on Sept. 3rd, a man walked onto the lot of the Gulf Gas Station located on 701 South Crescent Boulevard in Collingswood at approximately 11:30 p.m. and assaulted one of the gas station attendants and robbed him.
Officials say the suspect brandished a knife at another gas station attendant before he fled on foot in an unknown direction with an undisclosed amount of cash.
The second robbery occurred at the Dunkin Donuts located on 5 East Crescent Boulevard in Collingswood one hour later at approximately 12:31 a.m. on September 4th. The suspect entered the Dunkin Donuts, brandished a knife at an employee and demanded money from the cash register. The suspect then fled on foot in an unknown direction after taking an undisclosed amount of cash.
Police say the suspect is described as a light skinned male, possibly white, with a tall, skinny build. He was estimated to be between in his early 20s to early 30s years of age.
According to officials, During the Dunkin Donuts robbery, the man was seen wearing a black long-sleeved shirt with a facemask.
The surveillance photos from the Gulf Gas Station robbery show the male wearing a white short sleeved t-shirt, a light colored “boonie” style hat and dark pants with something light in color wrapped around his neck and head.
Members of the public should not approach this individual.
Anyone with information about this male should contact Collingswood Police Detective Sergeant William Lyons at (856) 854-1901 or Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Alexander Burkhardt at (609)789-7330.