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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: These criminal charges are mere accusations. Each defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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