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$1,000 reward offered for Raritan Twp. armed robbery suspect

UPDATE: Man charged in Raritan Twp. gas station armed robbery

RARITAN TOWNSHIP, NJ (Hunterdon County) – A $1,000 reward has been offered by the Hunterdon County Crime Stoppers for the arrest of an armed robbery suspect, according to Hunterdon County Acting Prosecutor Michael Williams.

On June 11, 2019 at around 7:02 p.m., officers responded to Triton Gas Station, located at the intersection of Route 31 and Bartles Corner Road, for a report of a robbery, Williams said.

When officers arrived, they learned that an unknown man approached the gas attendant and displayed a knife. While holding the knife on the attendant the suspect reached into the attendant’s pocket and removed cash. The suspect fled on foot, Williams said.

Crime Stoppers has offered a cash reward of $1000 for information that leads to the arrest of the armed robbery suspect, Williams said.

“I remind our residents, if you see anyone matching that description, do not approach the suspect rather, notify law enforcement immediately, Williams said.

The investigation is ongoing and police are following several leads, Williams said.

Anyone with information may contact the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office at 908-788-1129 or the Raritan Township Police Department at 908-782-8889. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-321-0010, going online at CrimeStoppersHunterdon.com , or through the free “P3 Tips” smartphone app. All tips are anonymous and kept confidential.

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook

(Photo: Courtesy Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office)
(Photo: Courtesy Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office)
(Photo: Courtesy Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office)
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