Police Seek Suspect In Attempted Gas Station Robbery

Photo courtesy of the Linden Police Department

LINDEN – Police are seeking a suspect in an attempted gas station robbery that took place early Tuesday morning.

Officers responded to a call at Delta Gas Station at 2 West St. Georges Avenue at 2:30 a.m. on Jan. 10. The 21-year-old attendant told police that he had been threatened by a man holding a large kitchen knife, who demanded money.

The attendant grabbed the knife, suffering a cut on his index finger in the process. The would-be robber fled without getting any money. The attendant was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway to be treated for his injury.

Police are asking anyone with information about the attempted robbery to call Detective David Dehler of the Linden Police at 1-908-474-8538 or email crimetips@police.lindenes-nj.org.

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