Gunman Robs Local Store, Flees On Foot

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BRICK – Police are looking for a burglary suspect who reportedly robbed Lepore’s Service Center before 11 a.m. on Dec. 17.

Brick officers responded to Lepore’s at 380 Herbertsville Rd. for a report of a robbery. According to the store clerk, the suspect is a black male, approximately 5’ 8” or 5’ 9”, wearing all black.

Pulling out a handgun, the suspect stole an unknown amount of money and fled on foot, police said. The clerk was not injured in the incident.

“Patrol units canvassed the area while detectives conducted their investigation with the aid of Ocean County Sheriff’s officers,” stated Brick Police.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information should contact Detective Thomas Cooney of the Brick Township Detective Bureau.