NJ Man Robs Store With Hairbrush: Police - NBC 10 Philadelphia

NJ Man Robs Store With Hairbrush: Police

Police say the man allegedly left his two young children home alone while he robbed a store.

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    Robbery With Hairbrush?

    N.J. State Troopers say a man robbed a store with a hairbrush, not gun, concealed under his jacket. (Published Wednesday, June 8, 2011)

    Trevor Calhoun definitely had a bad hair day.

    According to police, 26-year-old Calhoun held up a convenience store early Sunday afternoon in Alloway Township, N.J.

    Calhoun allegedly robbed Bud’s Market on Main Street with a hairbrush that he had concealed in his sweatshirt. The clerk handed over the cash, police say.

    Witnesses told state police the license-plate number of Calhoun’s car.

    Troopers found Calhoun at his home in Quinton Township, N.J. Police say that Calhoun left his two young children at home alone while he allegedly committed the robbery. Police recovered the stolen money and also found several hypodermic needles filled with a controlled substance.

    Police arrested Calhoun on charges of robbery, possession of a weapon for unlawful purposes, endangering the welfare of a child and drug possession.
     
    Calhoun is being held at Salem County Jail on a $50,000 full cash bond.

    Calhoun's children are in the custody of their mother, who was working at the time of the robbery, police say.