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Police Arrest One Suspect, Searching for Second, in Bloomfield Robbery

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Police in Bloomfield have arrested Brandon K Boyd, 29, of Belleville, in connection with a robbery that took place on August 12.

According to police, officers responded to a 7-Eleven at 122 Bloomfield Avenue on a report of a strong-armed robbery.

Police report that upon arrival, the victim, who is the gas attendant, stated that two African American males walked up to his attendant booth, forced their way inside the booth and demanded his iPhone valued at $600.00 and $100.00 in cash.

Both suspects fled on foot towards Ampere Parkway.

The Bloomfield Detective Bureau investigated this robbery and arrested Boyd. He was charged with Robbery and Conspiracy and transported to the Essex County Correctional Facility.

The second suspect (pictured on the left in the photo) is still at large. He is described as an African American male wearing a blue hoody and purple face covering.

If anyone has information on the second individual, please contact Detective James Peri at jperi@bloomfieldnjpd.com or call 973-680-4088.