Masked Robber Holds Up NJ Gas Station, Video Shows

Police in a New Jersey community are searching for a masked robber captured on video holding up a gas station attendant with a gun. 

The robber approached the attendant inside the glass booth at a gas station at 1217 Route 23 South in Wayne just before 3 a.m. last Tuesday, showing a black handgun, police said. 

The suspect demanded cash, and the attendant handed over money from his pocket, police said. 

The robber allegedly told the victim, "Don't look me," chambered a round in the gun, then demanded more money. The attendant then gave him money from the register.

The robber then fled through the parking lot toward a footpath between the Shell station and a Burger King. 

The attendant, Manpreet Singh, said he thought the robber was joking at first -- and then heard him cock the gun. He thinks he has seen the robber at the gas station before.

Singh has just been on the job two months, working overnights. 

The robber is described as being about 5 feet 3 inches to 5 feet 5 inches, heavyset, wearing a dark blue hoodie with blue jeans and a mask covering the bottom of his face.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Wayne police detectives at 973-633-3541.

Checkey Beckford contributed to this report 

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