Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni is asking the public’s help in a identifying the suspect in an attempted armed robbery that occurred in Keyport very early Monday morning,
At about 2:30 am a while male, approximately 5-feet 11-inches tall wearing a dark hoody entered the convenience store at the Shell station at Clark Street in Keyport. The suspect brandished a box-cutter and assaulted the clerk with the weapon and removed a black cash register. He fled the store towards Gerard Street, heading towards the Aberdeen/Matawan border, according to Gramiccioni’s statement.
The surveillance video shows the suspect as he entered the Shell gas station prior to committing the robbery.
Anyone with information about this case is urged to call Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Jose Cruz at 732-921-9733 or Keyport Detective Shannon Torres at 732-264-0706
Additionally, citizens with information about a crime or fugitive may contact Monmouth County Crime Stoppers confidential telephone tip line by calling 1-800-671-4400; can text “MONMOUTH” plus their tip to 274637; or, they can email a tip via the website at www.monmouthcountycrimestoppers.com
Monmouth County Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of criminals and fugitives. The amount of each reward is determined by a volunteer board of directors is made up of local citizens who value their community and want to help law enforcement solve crimes.