Police Capture Suspect in Attempted Robbery of New Milford Gas Station
New Milford NJ cops recently apprehended a Bergenfield man who allegedly attempted to rob a gas station.
The suspect, a 32-year-old resident of Bergenfield NJ, allegedly tried to hold up a gas station employee at the Shell gas station on River Road in New Milford, New Jersey.
According to law enforcement officials, the suspect drove a motor vehicle to the gas station, got out of the car, and walked up to the attendant. When the suspect allegedly threatened the worker and demanded cash, the worker moved into a gas station booth and refused to hand over any money.
The suspect then reportedly got back into his vehicle and drove off.
New Milford NJ detectives conducted an investigation into the theft incident and managed to identify the suspect. Police later found the suspect in New Milford and placed him under arrest.
The suspect has been charged with multiple crimes, including robbery and theft. The suspect avoided criminal charges for weapons offenses because he was not accused of using a deadly weapon during the commission of the theft.
After being arrested and charged, the suspect was transported to the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, NJ.
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To learn more about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Bergen County Man Charged in Failed Gas Station Robbery, Police Say.”