Police investigating armed robbery of man in Hackettstown

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. (Warren County) – Detectives from the Hackettstown police and the Warren County Prosecutor’s office are investigating an armed robbery Monday night in Municipal Lot#3, next to the Moore St Firehouse, in which police said a man was robbed of belongings and money.

Police responded to Marley’s Gotham Grill(169 Main St) at 11:05 p.m. in reference to a male that had been robbed and prior to the arrival of police, the suspect fled the scene, according to a news release.

The victim was assisting a person with a disabled motor vehicle, when the suspect approached him from the back and displayed what the victim said was a gun, police said.

There were items stolen from the victim along with an undisclosed amount of money, police said.

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident or saw something suspicious in the area is asked to contact the Hackettstown Detective Bureau at 908-852-3300/908-852-3302 or TEXT-A-TIP: Text TIP HACKPD followed by your message, to 888-777.

By: Jay Edwards
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