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Armed Robbery in Montville Township Being Investigated

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MONTVILLE, NJ - An armed robbery that occurred on Sunday, Nov. 26 in Montville Township is being actively investigated by the Montville Township Police Department, according to Police Chief Rudy Appelmann. 

Appelmann said that at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, Montville Township police were dispatched to the Raceway Gas Station located on Route 46 East in Pine Brook for a report of an armed robbery. The clerk reported a man walked into the store, pointed a handgun at him and demanded money. The clerk gave the man money from the register and the man left the store and got into a vehicle in the area of Chapin Road, according to Appelmann. 

The assailant was described as a heavyset white male about 40 to 50 years of age with grey hair, glasses and a grey hat. The assailant fled in a silver, foreign-type car, Appelmann said.

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The still images of the suspect provided by the Morris County Prosecutor's Office are included in the photo gallery.  

Along with the Montville Township Police Department, this incident is currently being investigated by the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office - Major Crimes Unit and the Morris County Sheriff’s Office.    

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident, including the identity of this assailant, to call the Montville Township Police Department at 973-257-4300, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office – Major Crimes Unit at 973-285-6200 or Crimestoppers at 973-267-2255.  

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