SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Park Ave Diner was robbed by men brandishing guns last evening. The robbery occurred when, according to police, three black males entered the Park Avenue Diner about 9:15pm brandishing guns and demanding cash. They were able to enter the Diner through a rear door. According to police the assailants were wearing dark clothing, hoodies and ski masks.
The robbers approached the front counter of the Park Ave Diner demanding cash from the register. After receiving the money the robbers fled out the same rear door to an awaiting vehicle and fled north bound towards the City of Plainfield.
An employee of the diner received a minor laceration to his face after being struck by one of the actors.
Anyone who could provide assistance with this investigation is asked to contact South Plainfield Police Detective Craig Magnani at 908-226-7682 or Detective Sergeant Garrett Cassio at 908-226-7662.