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Three Suspects Wanted for Attempted Gas Station Robbery in Newark

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Newark Police officials are on the search for several males who attempted to rob a gas station attendant early Wednesday morning in the city.

The incident took place at the Gulf Gas Station located in the 1400 block of NJ-21, McCarter Highway, just before 5 a.m.

Police say the suspects approached the employee then announced a robbery before chasing the attendant for a short distance.

The worker locked himself inside a booth to evade capture.

According to police, the suspects attempted to gain entry into the booth but were unsuccessful. Police say the suspects fled from the gas station on Route 21 and did not take any cash or personal possessions from the employee.

The attendant did not suffer any physical injuries.