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Police Investigate Gunpoint Robbery in Scotch Plains

Scotch Plains

Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Thursday near Route 22.

According to preliminary investigations, a person was reportedly robbed at gunpoint in the 1700 block of Route 22, by two black males wearing black hoodies.

The victim told police that both suspects were armed -one with a silver handgun, while the other had a long gun - when they committed the robbery then fled westbound on Route 22. 

The incident remains under investigation.