Authorities are looking into reports of multiple armed robberies in Parsippany and Rockaway Township, NJ.
The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office issued a statement declaring that authorities are investigating an alleged robbery in Parsippany, NJ. According to the statement, police are also investigating a robbery that allegedly occurred on Green Pond Road in Rockaway Township, NJ.
A Parsippany patrol officer said that the Parsippany robbery happened somewhere along Route 46. However, police have not yet released any further information about the incident.
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 if the robber brandishes a handgun. In these cases, the robber or robbers could face as many as 20 years in state prison if they are eventually caught and convicted.
Authorities have requested the public’s assistance in these cases, asking that anyone with information about either of the incidents contact the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office at 973-285-6200.
For additional information, see out the NJ.com article entitled “Authorities Investigating Armed Robbery Reports in Parsippany, Rockaway.“
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