HAMILTON, NJ -- Hamilton Township Police were dispatched to the Exxon Gas Station on Quakerbridge Road on Wednesday at approximately 1:46 pm in response to a male brandishing a handgun. At the scene, a station employee told police that a black male arrived and requested Dutch Master Cigars.
The employee told the man, later identified as suspect Emmanuel Dixon of Southampton, N.J., to wait as he was attending to other customers. Dixon allegedly became irate and told the employee he would be back. Approximately five to 10 minutes later, Dixon returned to the gas station, exited a vehicle, and grabbed a black object in his waistband. The employee believed it was handgun.
Dixon allegedly demanded the cigars again. The station employee then walked into an employee only room, locked the door, and called the police. Dixon allegedly then fled in a black vehicle driven by a female later identified as Kelly Pulaski of Hamilton.
The next day, on Thursday, May 28 at approximately 2:00 pm, Hamilton Police detectives located the vehicle and suspect on the 400 block of Princeton Avenue where Dixon and Pulaski were arrested.
The weapon, which was not recovered, is believed to be an air soft handgun.
Dixon has been charged with robbery, aggravated assault, terroristic threats, possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose, and unlawful possession of a weapon. Pulaski was charged with robbery and hindering apprehension.
Individuals with information about this incident are asked to contact Hamilton Police Department Division of Criminal Investigations' Detective Lawrence MacArthur at (609) 689-5827. Information also can be left on the Crime Tip Hotline at (609) 581-4008.
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