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Police investigating robbery of Hackettstown Friendly’s

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – Hackettstown Police are investigating a robbery of the Friendly’s restaurant Friday night.

Police say the robbery occurred on Feb. 12 between 9:30 p.m. and 9:40 p.m. at the restaurant, located at 304 Mountain Avenue, police said.

The unknown suspect passed a note to the employee demanding money and reportedly had a gun but no gun was shown. An undisclosed amount of cash was stolen, police said.

The suspect then fled the restaurant and was last seen running northbound between the old Zane’s Car Wash building and Mountain Avenue, police said.

The male suspect was last seen wearing a black ski mask, aviator type sunglasses, an all blue Domino’s jacket (possibly windbreaker style) and dark pants, police said.

Police are asking anyone in that area to check their surveillance video for any footage of the suspect.

Anyone with information or has surveillance video regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Hackettstown Police Department at 908-852-3300 or send an anonymous tip by texting 888-777 and in the message part you must first type “TIP HACKPD” then type your tip.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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