Police & Fire

Armed Robery at West Orange Exxon Station at Prospect Avenue and Eagle Rock Avenue

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.

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