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Police Identify Suspect in Machine Gun Robbery

By PATERSONPRESS.COM STAFF

November 10, 2012 at 8:40 AM

 

PATERSON, NJ - City police are looking for Raulin Lopez, who they say used a machine gun to rob two men last Sunday on Marshall Street.

Police have charged Lopez with robbery and various weapons offenses. They described him as a Hispanic male, approximately 5’10” in height and 180 pounds, with prominent acne on his face.

Police say that in the early morning hours of November 4 Lopez was driving a dark blue Ford Expedition when he pulled up near men walking down the street. Multiple men got out of the vehicle and ordered the victims to turn over their phones and money, while Lopez held them at gunpoint, police said.

During the incident, a witness provided the Paterson Police Department with a license plate for the vehicle, according to authorities and a follow-up investigation identified Lopez as the driver and the man who held the machine gun.

Lopez is known to frequent the Paterson area, police said. Authorities say Lopez should be considered armed and dangerous any who sees him ought to call 911. Police are asking anyone with information about the case to contact Det. Pearl at 973-321-1120.