NORTH BERGEN - Police in North Bergen are searching for three men believed to have robbed a BP gas station of more than $8,000 worth of cigarettes.

The incident happened Saturday night on Route 3 West.

Police say a man thought to be in his 60s and walking with a red cane locked the station attendant in a bathroom. The trio then fled in a pickup truck with the stolen merchandise.

A second suspect is described in his 50s and heavy-set, with a long black beard.