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Two Armed Robberies Under Investigation in Parsippany-Troy Hills

Parsippany-Troy Hills

Morris County authorities announced an active investigation into a pair of armed robberies that occurred in Parsippany-Troy Hills on Friday, January 21, and are seeking information from the public.

Officials said a robbery was reported to have occurred at the Shell gas station on Route 46 East in Parsippany-Troy Hills at 7:54 p.m.

Police said a black or dark gray BMW X5 stopped at the station, and the male driver asked for $25 of fuel.

When the attendant turned their back, the driver pulled out a knife and demanded money. The BMW X5 fled eastbound on Route 46.

Police said approximately 10 minutes later, a black or dark gray BMW X5 stopped at the Conoco gas station on Route 46 West in Parsippany-Troy Hills.

The male driver asked for the vehicle to be filled up with gas, later walking up behind the attendant, displaying a knife and demanding money.

The suspect pushed the attendant to the ground, returned to the vehicle and fled west on Route 46.

The suspect is described as a black male, with possibly short facial hair, and wearing a black jacket, black pants, possibly black gloves and a black facemask with a hat.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact the Major Crimes Unit of the Morris County Prosecutor's Office at 973-285-6200, the Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Department at 973-263-4300, or Morris County Crimestoppers at 1-800-743-7433.