On April 19, 2016 at approximately 5:02 a.m., Ewing patrol units were detailed to the Exxon gas station (1500 Pennington Road) on the report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, the victim, a 24 year old male, reported that while he was in the attendant booth, an unknown black male approached him, pointed a handgun at him and demanded cash. The actor fled on foot after receiving the cash.

Screen Shot 2016-04-27 at 4.15.04 PMA check of the area for the actor, including the use of a canine, proved negative.

The actor was described as a black male, approx. 6’, wearing a grey zip-up sweatshirt with white squares on the sleeves, black pants, white sneakers and a black mask.

A short surveillance video is attached to the email. The time in the video is not accurate. For video, click here.

If anyone witnessed this incident or has information related to the incident, they are asked to call Det. Bob Litz at 609-882-1313 ext. 7595 or the Tip Line at 609-882-7530.

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Mary Galioto is the founder, publisher and editor of MercerMe, a lawyer. Originally from Brooklyn, Mary has progressively moved deeper and deeper into New Jersey, settling in the heart of the state: Mercer County. She and her mostly merry gang live in the charming town of Hopewell Boro lovingly maintaining their very old house. Formerly the author of an embarrassingly informal blog, Mary is a lifelong writer and asker of questions and was even mentioned, albeit briefly, in the New York Times and Washington Post. In her free time, Mary fills her life with mild germaphobia, excessive self-reflection, enthusiastic television viewing, and misguided adventures in random hobbies.