Smoke Shop Held Up In Strong Armed Robbery

Updated 7/4: Police say the two suspects have been caught and are charged in the incident. Authorities say the store employee suffered a minor injury but was treated at the scene. 

POINT PLEASANT BEACH – The search is on for a man and a woman accused of holding up a smoke shop in Point Pleasant Beach on Wednesday evening.

Ocean County Scanner News first reported the incident shortly after 6 p.m. at the Nobles Smoke Shop on Arnold Avenue.

Police said they are looking for a Caucasian male, 5 feet 8 inches tall last seen wearing a blue T-shirt, shorts and sunglasses

Authorities also said a woman believed to be his accomplice is wanted by police as well. She was described as 5 feet 5 inches tall last seen wearing a purple shirt and jeans.

Both suspects fled the scene in a 2009 Honda Fit with the license plate V95-KWX. It is unclear how much the suspects got away with.

Police urge anyone with information to call 732-892-0500.