MAPLEWOOD P.D. NEWS
On 04/01, at approximately 1PM, there was an armed robbery of the MS&K Confectionary store at 745 Prospect St in Maplewood, NJ. A male suspect entered the variety store, produced a handgun and demanded the store keeper open the register. Shortly thereafter, a struggle ensued and the storekeeper was shot once in the torso. The actor then fled the store on foot. The actor is now believed to be a medium to light skinned African American or Hispanic male. It is believed that he is heavy set, possibly with a muscular build, wearing either a mustache or goatee and between 6’ and 6’3” tall. It is also believed that the male is in his late 30’s or 40’s. Anyone with information on this incident or that can identify the subject pictured are asked to call Detective Rosania of the Maplewood Police Department at (973) 761-7927.
The Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura has approved a Crimestoppers reward offer “up to $2,500” for details that lead to an arrest.