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Independence Township police search for suspect in QuickChek armed robbery

INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – Independence Township police are searching for a suspect who robbed the QuickChek Wednesday night, according to

The reported armed robbery occurred at 10:45 p.m. at the QuickChek, located on Route 517, in Independence Township, the news outlet reported.

Police told the suspect was in a dark colored BMW, brandished a firearm and robbed a gas station attendant outside the store. No one was injured.

Police then issued a “be on the lookout” to surrounding law enforcement and at one point the BMW was spotted in a neighboring municipality, police Lt. Christopher Prell told

A pursuit followed involving New Jersey State Police through multiple municipalities, but at some point police lost contact with fleeing vehicle, Prell told the news outlet.

Anyone with information should contact the Independence Township Police Department at 908-852-4440.

Jay Edwards

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