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State Police Search for Man Wanted for Beating, Robbing Elderly Man at NJ Rest Stop

By rlsmetro on

The New Jersey State Police is seeking the public’s assistance with identifying a man wanted for allegedly robbing and assaulting an elderly man in the Cheesequake Service Area on the Garden State Parkway in Sayreville, N.J.

According to police on Thursday, November 8th at approximately 3:15 a.m., the suspect entered the service area and robbed an elderly man in the bathroom.

Police say during the robbery, the victim was punched several times, thrown to the ground, before the suspect stole his wallet.

The suspect was seen leaving the building wearing a black knit cap and safety glasses on his head. He then fled northbound on the Garden State Parkway in an unknown vehicle.

A witness described the vehicle as a dark blue passenger car possibly a Lexus, Toyota, or Nissan with a N.J. plate.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact the NJSP Holmdel Station Detective Bureau at 732-441-4500 ext. 7425. Anonymous tips are welcome.