Montville New Jersey police are looking into an armed robbery of a gas station in Pine Brook, New Jersey.
A gas station attendant at L&L Auto Repairs in Pine Brook called police to report a robbery at the station, which is located at 26 Route 46. When officers arrived at the station, the attendant told them that two men had entered the station and demanded cash.
The attendant said that one of the intruders took out a handgun and threatened him. After the attendant gave the men cash, they fled the scene on a sport motorcycle and headed west on Route 46.
In New Jersey, armed robbery is addressed by N.J.S.A. 2C:15-1. As set forth by the statute, robbery is a first degree felony when the actor uses a handgun. If the suspects are caught and convicted of first degree armed robbery, they could each be sentenced to as many as 20 years in New Jersey State Prison.
Montville police are requesting that anyone with information about the robbery get in touch with them at 973-257-4300.
To learn more about this incident, read the NJ.com article entitled “Montville Police Searching for Armed Robbers in Gas Station Holdup.“
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