Gas station in Milltown targeted by armed robber

MILLTOWN – Patrol officers responded to the Fuel One gas station at 29 South Main St. after receiving a 911 call about an attempted armed robbery on March 17.

Around 11 p.m., a gas station employee reported that as he was leaving for the evening, an unidentified male ran up to him, pulled out a pistol and demanded money, according to a statement provided by the Milltown Police Department.

The employee responded to the demand by quickly running away unharmed, police said. The suspect then allegedly fled the area on foot without obtaining anything.

The suspect was described as a white male in his 20s, standing 5’10”, wearing a white long sleeved fleece and white pants.

Officers from the Milltown and East Brunswick police departments were unable to locate the suspect. Anyone with information should call the Milltown Police Detective Bureau at 732-828-1100, e-mail Lt. Chris Johnson at cjohnson@milltownpd.org or email Sgt. Bill Fama at wfama@milltownpd.org.