Police Investigating Armed Robbery at Local 7-Eleven
According to unconfirmed reports, a suspect held up the convenience store at knife point before fleeing.
Garwood Police are investigating an armed robbery that occured at the 7-Eleven at 309 North Avenue in the Garwood Plaza shopping area around 10 p.m. Saturday.
According to unconfirmed reports, a suspect held up the convenience store at knife point before fleeing. Minutes later, police were made aware of a second robbery victim across the street from the store with injuries to her face.
A county K-9 unit was called in, but lost the suspect's scent.
Lt. Doug Stoffer told Patch the following: "At this time we can only confirm that an armed robbery occured at the 7-11 and another report of an armed robbery occured shortly after. Due to the nature of the incidents and the ongoing investigation, no details are available."
We will update this story as more information becomes available.