Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Robbery Occurs at Raceway Gas Station 

Morris Prosecutor:  Authorities Investigating Armed Robbery in Montville

Store camera photo of armed robber

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Montville Township Police Chief Rudy Appelmann announce an active investigation into an armed robbery that occurred on Sunday (Nov. 26) in Montville Township.

At approximately 10:30 p.m., law enforcement officers were dispatched to the Raceway Gas Station, located on Route 46 East in Pine Brook, on a report of an armed robbery.  The gas station clerk reported that a man walked into the store, pointed a handgun at him and demanded money.

The clerk gave the man money from the register, and the man left the store and got into a vehicle in the area of Chapin Road.

The assailant was described as a heavyset white male, about 40- to-50 years old, with grey hair, glasses and a grey hat.  The assailant fled in a silver, foreign-type car.

Still images of the suspect are attached below.Morris Prosecutor:  Authorities Investigating Armed Robbery in Montville

Numerous law enforcement agencies are currently investigating this incident, including the Montville Township Police Department, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office – Major Crimes Unit, and the Morris County Sheriff’s Office.

Anyone with information about this incident, including the identity of this assailant, is asked to call the Montville Police Department at 973-257-4300, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office – Major Crimes Unit at 973-285-6200, or Crimestoppers at 973-267-2255.

Morris Prosecutor:  Authorities Investigating Armed Robbery in Montville