cydney long, NBC10.Com
Police are trying to determine if more than a dozen armed robberies at local convenience stores are related. NBC10's Cydney Long talks to authorities about possible connections.
Police are on the hunt for armed robbers who they say are responsible for a string of convenience store holdups in Camden and Burlington counties, including one that left a man in critical condition.
Investigators say the group committed at least eight armed robberies in South Jersey from December through January. Some of the robberies were committed by one man while others were committed by three, according to investigators.
Police suspect the men are responsible for armed robberies at the following locations at the following times:
12/10/13, 3:18 a.m.
801 Burlington Ave., Delanco
1/10/14, 12:43 a.m.
6001 Westfield Ave., Pennsauken
1/14/14, 10:30 p.m.
3071 Rt. 73 South, Maple Shade
1/16/14, 1:20 a.m.
1155 N. Rt. 73, Mt. Laurel
1/16/14, 1:32 a.m.
3163 Marne Hwy., Mt. Laurel
1/19/14, 10:06 p.m.
2403 Marne Hwy., Hainesport
1/21/14, 5:17 p.m.
Rt. 73 South, Maple Shade
1/21/14, 7:33 p.m. (attempt)
Rt. 130 N and Willow Dr., Cinnaminson
During the January 10 robbery at the Pennsauken 7-Eleven, police say the suspects shot a 28-year-old clerk several times after he reached for an emergency alarm button. The man was taken to Cooper Hospital where he is still in critical condition.
Police are also investigating whether the men are connected to two armed robberies that occurred at the 130 Food Mart in Delran, New Jersey on January 16 and January 26, as well as a liquor store robbery in Florence, New Jersey on Monday.
Officials with 7-Eleven are offering a $5,000 reward to anyone with information leading to the arrest of the people responsible. The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office is also offering a $2,500 reward.
Police say the suspects wore a mask during all the robberies. They have not yet released a detailed description of the suspects.
If you have any information on the robberies, please call Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Vincent McCalla at (856) 225-8569 or Pennsauken Police Detective Brian Polaski at (856) 488-0080.