Police investigate robberies in Union and Essex counties

ELIZABETH - Authorities are investigating several robberies this morning in Union and Essex counties.

Police in Elizabeth say that shots were fired at one of the robberies just before 4 a.m. at the Lukoil gas station at 200 Spring Street, which is also known as Route 1 and 9. Authorities say the attendant was taken to a local hospital with unspecified injuries.

Another robbery was reported a few minutes later at the Shell gas station at 590 Spring Street.

A third gas station robbery was then reported at the Corner of Clinton and Fabian Street in Newark at the Delta gas station, according to police.

Authorities have not said if the three robberies are related.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 VIDEO: Brooklyn Botanic Garden to host annual Sakura Matsuri Festival
Two state troopers came to the aid of 2 New Jersey state troopers help deliver baby on I-287
Manta rays, dragons, octopuses and more littered the 3 Kite festival kicks off in Long Branch
Tamaj Lemmon has been charged with the murder 4 Arrest made in fatal weekend shooting in Paterson
New Jersey officials are set to vote on 5 Commission approves New Jersey Statehouse renovation plans

advertisement | advertise on News 12


It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.