SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Springfield police announced on their Facebook page that they are looking for information related to the apprehension of a suspect in a suspected mugging.

According to police, the incident took place yesterday afternoon at about 12:23 p.m. in the rear parking lot of the Bed Bath and Beyond store located at 715 Morris Turnpike.

On their arrival they were met by an adult female who reported that an adult black male wearing all black approached her and demanded money from her. She added that as he demanded the money he pointed a small black silver tipped gun at her. As this took place the female took off running into the rear of the Bed Bath and Beyond store causing the suspect to run towards Morris Ave. The incident is still under investigation with further details being released once completed. Anyone who may have been witness to this incident is asked to contact the Springfield Police at 973-376-0400