NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — They got him.
New Brunswick police arrested the man who allegedly held up the Exxon Gas Station at 168 Commercial Ave. this week and took an “undisclosed amount of money,” cops said. Police made the arrest around 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, at the La Mirage Hotel in South Brunswick.
Cesar Rodriguez, a 45-year-old New Brunswick resident, was booked on charges of robbery and weapons offenses.
Rodriguez allegedly approached an Exxon employee at 11:36 p.m. May 9, brandished a black handgun and demanded money, cops said. When he got the goods, he left the scene in a four-door Toyota Camry, police alleged.
The gas station employee caught the license plate and shared it with New Brunswick police detectives, they said.
People with information on this incident is should contact Det. Brandt Gregus at 732-745-5217.