Store on Chamberlain Ave. Robbed at Gunpoint

February 6, 2013 at 1:02 PM

PATERSON, NJ - A stationary store on Chamberlain Avenue was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon, police said.

A 28-year-old store employee told police he was mopping up the floor at about 1:25 pm when a man came in and pulled an automatic handgun, according to Lt. Richard Reyes.

The suspect forced the employee into a back area of the store, took the worker's cell phone and the money in cash register and fled, police said.

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The store is located on the same block where a 7-Eleven had been robbed at gunpoint a month ago. The suspects in that case have been arrested.

Authorities are asking anyone with information about yesterday's robbery to contact Det. Ricardo Vasquez at 973-321-1120.

 

Editor's Note: This article relies on information provided by law enforcement officials and the subjects are presumed innocent. If notified of changes to the charges or their outcome, TAPinto.net will update this report.

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