Surveillance captures armed man sought in Lodi 7-Eleven robbery

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Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Armed man robs a 7/11 store in Lodi

LODI, NJ (WABC) -- Police in New Jersey are seeking the public's help to identify a man who robbed a 7-Eleven convenience store at gunpoint.

The incident happened at the store on Main Street in Lodi just before 4 a.m. on July 8.

According to the store employee, a man entered the store while the worker was mopping the floor by the coffee aisle.

When the suspect entered, he was brandishing what appeared to be a black semi-automatic handgun.

The suspect then led the employee behind the counter and demanded the money from the register.

Once he received the money, the suspect fled the store with approximately $800 in cash.

The robber was wearing what appeared to be a wool hat with eye cut outs and a mouth cutout.

He is approximately 5-foot-9 with a thin build and was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a white logo, black jogging pants with a blue thin stripe and white sneakers.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Detective Jones of the Lodi Police Department at (973) 473-7600 EXT. 8129.