MAPLEWOOD, N.J. - Two men robbed the Wawa gas station on Springfield Avenue at gunpoint on Sunday afternoon and fled the area on foot, Maplewood Police announced in a press release.

The men approached the gas station attendant standing inside of a booth at 1:44 p.m. with a handgun and demanded money, according to Maplewood Police.

One of the men pointed the handgun at the attendant while the other man held the attendant in a corner of the booth while they stole money from the cash register and then fled toward Chancellor Avenue, police said. The men were wearing black-hooded sweatshirts with the hoods pulled and their faces covered when the robbery occurred.

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Maplewood Capt. Dawn Williams said on Monday afternoon that the amount of money stolen is unknown at this time.

The men are described as black, in the early- to mid-20s and approximately 5'10.

The incident is under investigation. No additional information is available at this time, according to Williams.