Gas Station Attendant Robbed at Gunpoint, Cops Say

Man reportedly robbed station after asking for cigar.

Belleville police say an attendant of a Delta gas station on Union Ave. was robbed by an unknown armed man.

On Friday night at 8:45, a man described as 6 feet tall and with dark skin wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt reportedly walked into the Delta gas station and asked for a Dutch brand cigar. 

When the employee turned to retrieve the cigar, the robber allegedly pulled out a handgun and said "give me your s**t."

Police said the gunman made off with between $300 and $500 in cash before running out of the store towards Newark. 

Police said a search for the suspect was not successful and that the case is open. 


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