LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police are in search of a man who allegedly assaulted a 71-year-old retail employee with a crowbar on Sunday.

According to authorities, at approximately 4:10 p.m. a man entered the Quick Mart at 701 Knopf Street and allegedly assaulted a 71- year old store clerk with a crowbar before fleeing the store heading west on Knopf Street toward Rahway.

The employee was treated for minor injuries at RWJBH Rahway Hospital and later released.

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Anyone that can help identify this individual is urged to contact Detective Juan Velarde at (908) 474-8552.

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