This just in from Lt. James J. Carlucci of MPD:
Montclair Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Clare-Pine Gulf Station on Claremont Ave at approximately 4:30 p.m. on August 29th. Two black males entered the bay area of the station and one placed a hard object into the attendants back and stated, “Give me the money.” The suspect with the object then went through the victim’s pockets and removed over $300.00 dollars in cash. The second suspect stood behind the first and didn’t speak during the robbery. Both suspects then fled on foot southbound on Pine Street towards Glenridge Ave. The suspects are described as black males, 18 – 20 y.o.a., approximately 6′, 170 – 190 lbs, wearing long solid knee length red t-shirts, and light blue jeans. Both suspect had braids with died red tips. The suspect who pressed the object into the victims back had a very thin face. The victim was not physically injured during the robbery. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Ray Gulbin at 973-409-4739.