Authorities were investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a township gas station Wednesday evening.
Police responded to the BP Service Station located at 2415 State Highway 66, yesterday at approximately 9:09 p.m. for a reported armed robbery.
The investigation revealed that the lone attendant was robbed of cash by a subject armed with a handgun who fled on foot.
Township of Ocean Officers, with the assistance of Neptune Township Police Department and the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Department, searched the area but were unsuccessful in finding the gunman.
The armed suspect was described as a black male between 5’9” and 5’10” wearing a black sweatshirt, black hat and a mask. The subject was last seen heading east toward Applebee’s Restaurant.
The Township of Ocean Police Department are asking anyone who may have witnessed the robbery to contact Detective Bryan Morgan at 732-531-1428, the Township of Ocean Police Tip Hotline 732-531-3323 or by emailing us at CrimeTips@oceantwp.org. Calls can be made anonymously and may be kept confidential.