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Franklin Township: Auto Theft

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - On January 16, 2016 at 11:52 PM the Franklin Township Police Department responded to South Middlebush Road for a reported stolen vehicle.  Upon arrival they met with the 53 year old, male victim.  He stated that he returned to his home on Van Cleef Road in Somerset at approximately 11:00 PM.  As he exited his vehicle he was approached by two males armed with handguns.  The suspects ordered the victim to get into the back seat of his 2008 Toyota Highlander and drove him to a local bank.   Once there, they took an unknown amount of money from the victim’s account using his ATM Card.  The suspects then drove the victim to South Middlebush Road and let him out of the vehicle. They fled in an unknown direction.  

Detectives from the Franklin Township Police Department are actively investigating this incident.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Mark Keller at 732-873-5533 extension 3148.

 

Editors Note: This story will be updated as soon as more details become available. 

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