Police looking for suspect who robbed Perth Amboy gas station wielding knife

Police are looking for the suspect who robbed a Perth Amboy gas station.

Police looking for suspect who robbed Perth Amboy

Police looking for suspect who robbed Perth Amboy gas station wielding knife. (Credit: News 12)

PERTH AMBOY - Police are looking for the suspect who robbed a Perth Amboy gas station.

It happened this morning around 4 a.m. at the Speedway gas station in the 600 block of Convery Boulevard.

Initial reports said the suspect was wielding a gun, but News 12 New Jersey has now been told by Perth Amboy's mayor office that the weapon was a knife.

News 12 New Jersey was told about the robbery by one of the attendants. 

His manager called him and told him not to carry cash. He said no more than a couple thousand could have possibly been taken, but there is no word yet on the exact amount.

Police say they are investigating. 

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