The Bergenfield Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Coastal Gas station that was reported to have occurred on Monday, December 30, at approximately 10:50 pm.
The station attendant reports he was approached by a male while inside the station office who demanded cash while displaying a black-handled handgun. The attendant complied and turned over the station’s cash proceeds from that evening to the individual who then fled on foot in the direction of East Englewood Avenue..
The attendant was not injured during the incident. The amount taken was estimated between $200-$400.
The suspect is described as follows:
Male, Hispanic, age unknown, spoke with Spanish accent, wearing gray-colored hooded sweatshirt pulled around his face, blue jeans, and sneakers.
Detectives are actively investigating the case. Anyone with information on this robbery is asked to contact the Bergenfield Police at 201-387-4000. If anyone was in the area of S Washington Avenue and East Englewood Avenue around 10:50 PM and observed anything, or anyone suspicious, is urged to call the Police Department.
Crimestoppers is offering a cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of the person responsible for the crime.