East Brunswick Police are searching for two male suspects in an armed robbery of a Route 18 gas station on Sunday.
At approximately 4:45 a.m. on Sept. 15, officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Exxon station at the corner of Route 18 and Rues Lane. The gas station attendant told responding officers that two males entered the station carrying a short handled shotgun and demanded money, according to police.
The suspects made off with an undetermined amount of money, cigarettes, cigars and batteries, before they fled from the scene in a minivan parked behind the gas station in the adjacent car wash parking lot. Police units from East Brunswick and surrounding towns unsuccessfully searched for the suspects following the robbery.
The attendant was unharmed during the incident and he refused medical attention, police said.
One suspect was described by police as a light skinned black male, standing approximately 6’0” to 6’03” tall, bald with a medium build, wearing a long sleeve tan shirt with a checkered design and green/black camouflage pants.
The second suspect was described by police as a black male, standing approximately 5’07” to 6’0” tall, wearing black pants and a black hooded sweatshirt.
Both suspects were described as wearing what appeared to be white t-shirts wrapped around their faces to hide their identity.Anyone who may have witnessed or has any information concerning the incident is asked to contact Det. John Breen of the East Brunswick Police Department’s Investigative Division at 732-390-6990.