Gloucester Township NJ police recently busted a man who allegedly robbed multiple local stores during the same week.
According to law enforcement officials, the 27-year-old suspect committed two armed robberies in Gloucester Township during Halloween week.
The first robbery reportedly went down on October 28 at a salon located in Gloucester Township New Jersey. The suspect allegedly walked into the store and immediately moved toward an employee. The suspect was allegedly brandishing a knife when he ordered the store worker to hand over an undisclosed amount of money.
Three days later, the suspect entered a Dunkin’ Donuts on Blackwood-Clementon Road sometime before noon. The suspect allegedly covered his face with a black ski mask. He also allegedly flashed a knife when he approached a store worker and demanded money.
After the theft, the suspect exited the building and headed toward his nearby apartment in Clementon, NJ.
Gloucester Township NJ police officers happened to be on patrol in the area and noticed the suspect running into his apartment building. The police officers ran after the suspect and eventually captured him sitting inside his apartment. He was allegedly trying to change clothes and conceal the robbery when officers found him.
The suspect was subsequently charged with three counts of armed robbery. He was also charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose because he allegedly used a knife during the thefts.
After being placed under arrest and charged, the suspect was taken to the Camden County Correctional Facility in Camden, NJ. He was being held at the correctional facility on a $750,000 bail amount.