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Police Search for Suspects Wanted for Attempted Gas Station Robbery in Hillside


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Police in Hillside are on the search for suspects wanted for an attempted robbery at a gas station overnight.   


Hillside Police officials reported that at about 11:15 p.m. Friday, two males arrived at the Sunoco gas station at 231 Route 22 in a stolen black Toyota Camry.

Authorities say one of the subjects asked the attendant if he accepted Apple Pay, and the attendant told him the gas station didn't.

The Camry began to leave but then made a U-turn and came back.

Hillside Police said the attendant went up to the vehicle when the passenger got out of the car, pulled out a kitchen knife, and demanded money. The attendant ran away, and the subjects fled in the Camry.

Police say no money was stolen, and the attendant was not injured.

Hillside police detectives are investigating.

If anyone has information about the incident, they are asked to contact Hillside police at 973-926-5800.