ROSELLE, NJ - An armed robbery occurred at the Roselle Gulf gas station, 602 East 1st Ave. on Monday, May 20, at approximately 4:20 p.m. Sanjeev Maini the attendant on duty was taken by surprise when two men walked up on the booth he was sitting brandished a gun and put it to his neck demanding all of his cash.
“Both guys came up from behind me,” said Maini as he recalled the robbery. “The first guy came up to me and hit me first two times, then pulled a gun and put it to my neck and told me to give him all of my money. Then the second guy came up on the other side and said i know that you have more cash and started reaching for my pockets and I gave them everything that I had.”
The two men are described as, one heavy set black man around 40 years old and the other a black man in his 30’s. They got away with over $2000 and ran off on foot onto Thompson Ave.
“I have worked here for many years and nothing like this has ever happened,” said Maini.
No other details are available at this time as the robbery is still under investigation.