MADISON, NJ – Police are asking for the public’s help in investigating a Madison man’s claim he was robbed at gunpoint Sunday evening.
The 50-year-old man, whose name was not released, told police the incident took place at about 10:40 p.m. on Main Street, police said.
They said the man reported he was “walking west on Main Street attempting to walk through a covered driveway at 93 Main St. near British Home Emporium and Nautilus Diner,” when the robbery took place.
The man told police he was ordered to get on the ground by two tall men wearing dark clothes and masks, police said. He told police that one or both of the robbers was carrying what appeared to be a gun, police said.
“While the victim was lying face down on the ground, the suspects removed $800 in cash from the victim’s pockets and fled toward Main Street as the victim lay uninjured,” police said in a press release.
Madison police said they were assisted by police from Florham Park, Harding, Morristown, Morris Township, Chatham and the Morris County Sheriff’s Department K-9 Unit.
They are asking anyone with information about the incident to call Detective Sgt. Paul Kosakowski at 973-593-3007.