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UPDATE: Linden Police Searching for Two Suspects in 7-Eleven Armed Robbery

By rlsmetro on
Linden

Police in Linden are seeking the publics' help in locating two suspects wanted for an armed convenience store robbery.

According to police officials, on February 21, at approximately 10:15 p.m. Linden Police Officers responded to the 7-Eleven store, located at 1832 E. St. George Ave on reports of a robbery.

According to police, two suspects reportedly entered the store and ordered the clerks to empty the register. 

One of the suspects then lifted his shirt and reached at his waistband, indicating that he had a gun. The suspects ran from the store with an unknown amount of cash, police said.

Police have said that the store clerks, a 32-year-old man and a 44-year-old woman, were not injured during the incident.

Police said one of the suspects is described as a black man, approximately 5' 5" in height, wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt, dark surgical mask, black sweatpants with white stripes, and solid white sneakers.

The other assailant police said is described as a black male, approximately 5' 6' inches in height, wearing a sweatshirt with white stripes on the side, a dark surgical mask, black sweatpants, and black sneakers with white soles.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Detective Juan Velarde at 908-474-8552 or by email at jvelarde@lpdnj.org. 

Information about this incident or any other crime can also be shared anonymously via email to crimetips@lpdnj.org.