Easton Avenue gas station robbed by man with knife
New Brunswick police are searching for a man armed with a knife who robbed the Shell Service Center gas station on Easton Avenue Saturday night.
Around 8:30 p.m., a customer displayed a knife to the store attendant and demanded money before driving away in a silver vehicle down Prosper Street towards College Avenue, police said in a crime alert issued Saturday night.
The victim, who is affiliated with the University, was not physically injured.
Police described the robber as a 6’2” black male wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt.
The New Brunswick Police Department is asking that anyone in the area at the time or with information contact the Detective Bureau at 732-745-5217.
Avalon Zoppo is the managing editor of The Daily Targum. She is a School of Arts and Sciences junior majoring in political science. Follow her on Twitter @AvalonZoppo for more stories.