LINDEN – Armed robbers struck a St. Georges Avenue laundromat on Monday night, according to police.
Officers were called to Laundry World at 11:26 p.m. on April 26. The victim, a 23-year-old Linden man who works as a cashier at the business, told police that he was taking out trash when he was approached by two men. One of the robbers was armed with a handgun, the victim told police.
The cashier ran back into the store but was chased by the robbers, he told police. The robbers forced the cashier to the floor and told customers not to look at them. One robber took approximately $300 from the cash register while the other took the victim’s wallet, containing $200 cash, police said.
The robbers fled on foot towards East St. Georges Avenue, police said.
According to police descriptions, one suspect was a black man, about 6’ 3,” who was wearing a long-sleeve army jacket, black pants, black gloves, and black boots. The other suspect was described as a black man, about 5’2” tall, wearing a black jacket and blue jeans which were cuffed at the bottom. Both suspects were wearing bandanas that covered their faces, according to police.
Authorities are asking anyone with information on this crime to contact Detective Ed Adams at 1-908-474-8536 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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