Media Release - Attempted Armed Robbery


Incident Type: Attempted Armed Robbery  

Date and Time of Incident: May 4, 2011 at 12:05am  

Victim Gender / City / Age Only: 64 year old male from Galloway Township  

Accused name only when charged and arrested / City / Age: No suspect at this time  

Incident Location by hundred block, no exact address: Citgo gas station at 212 E. White Horse Pike  

Arresting / Investigating Officer: Cpl. Eric Hendrickson  

Misc. / Other Related Information: The night attendant called 911 to report that he was approached by a white male who pointed a black semi-automatic handgun at him and demanded money.  The white male was described as in his mid to late 20's, approx 5'6" tall, skinny build, with bright blue eyes. He wore a black ball cap, a black ski mask, and shorts that were dark colored- possibly green or camouflage.  The attendant reported that a vehicle pulled in to get gas and scared the male off prior to obtaining any money.  He fled toward the rear of the gas station and south down 3rd Avenue toward the woods.  An Egg Harbor Township K9 responded and conducted a K9 track which led from the rear of the gas station, through the woods, to the rear of the Days Inn.  The suspect was not located. Anyone with information regarding this incident are urged to contact the Galloway Police at 609-652-3705 ext. 326




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