Sketch of Baseball Bat Beating Suspect

By Dan Stamm
|  Thursday, Oct 3, 2013  |  Updated 1:28 PM EDT
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This is a sketch of the suspect in a Burlington County attack on a gas station attendant.

This is a sketch of the suspect in a Burlington County attack on a gas station attendant.

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Today police released a sketch of the man who they say attacked a gas station attendant with a baseball bat earlier this week.

Police in Willingboro, N.J. say the thin man stands about 5-foot-11-inches tall.

Investigators say a yet-to-be-identified 60-year-old attendant was working at the Citgo station on Levitt Parkway at Sunset Road in Willingboro, N.J. when someone attacked him around 9 p.m. Tuesday, according to township police.

The violent attack left the victim in serious condition with head injuries at Cooper University Hospital.

It originally appeared that the worker was shot but later investigators said that a man in a hoodie hit him with a bat, not a gun.

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Station owner Gurmeet Singh said that the attendant began working at the station about a year ago. Singh said another man who helps out at the station hurt his arm as well.

After the beating, the suspect took an undisclosed amount of money and ran off into the backyards of homes on nearby Shawmont Lane.

Police continued to investigate the incident through the early hours of Wednesday, blocking off the area and marking evidence including blood-stained ground.

Investigators hoped surveillance in the area would help to determine who committed the assault.

Singh said an incident like this never happened at the station before.

 


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