Police officers recently apprehended a NY man who allegedly robbed a 7-Eleven located in Mahwah, New Jersey.
The suspect is a 24-year-old resident of Suffern, New York. According to law enforcement, the suspect entered the 7-Eleven on Franklin Avenue in Mahwah New Jersey, approached the store clerk, and threatened him with a firearm.
After allegedly getting an undisclosed amount of cash from the convenience store employee, the suspect left the building and fled the scene.
Although the robbery occurred on February 19, it took Mahwah detectives until now to identify and locate the suspect. Police were able to use video surveillance footage of the robbery to determine the identity of the robber.
Rockland County police apprehended the suspect and subsequently notified Mahwah law enforcement. The suspect is being held at the Rockland County Jail while awaiting extradition to Bergen County to face criminal charges in connection with the Mahwah NJ robbery.
The suspect has been charged with multiple crimes, including armed robbery, theft of movable property, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and terroristic threats.
To learn more about this case, access the NJ.com article, “Man Robbed 7-Eleven at Gunpoint, Threatened to Kill Clerk, Cops Say.”