WEST ORANGE, NJ - An armed robbery occurred at the Exxon Station located at Eagle Rock and Prospect Avenues at approximately 11:30 p.m. Thursday.
According to police, a black male with dreadlocks and dark-colored clothing entered the gas station in a Jeep Cherokee that had been stolen in Newark, pulled out a dark-colored handgun, and took and undetermined amount of cash from the attendant. There were no injuries..
The vehicle fled in an unknown direction. However, at 12:30 a.m., a gas station at Bloomfield Avenue and Ward Street on the Bloomfield/Glen Ridge border was held up by a black male in a Jeep Cherokee matching the exact description of the armed robbery incident in West Orange.
There was no further information available. The Alternative Press of West Orange will continue to provide updates as they become available.