Linden Police Seek Liquor Store Robbery Suspects

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LINDEN – Police are searching for two suspects in the April 17 robbery of South Wood Liquors on South Wood Avenue and have released two surveillance photos.

The robbery occurred at 9:40 p.m.; the two men waited for a customer to leave before entering the store. One robber pulled out a silver automatic handgun and pointed it at the clerk, then demanded cash. Two clerks had their hands bound with plastic zip ties, but were otherwise uninjured according to police.

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The first suspect had a black-hooded sweatshirt and was carrying a backpack. The second suspect is seen in the photo carrying a red pack under his right arm. The two men, who appear to be dark-skinned in their late teens or early twenties, took cash, cigarettes, and a clerk’s wallet, which contained cash and credit cards.

Police are asking anyone with information on this crime to contact Linden Detective Ken Mikolajczyk at 908-474-8542.


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