Police in Clifton NJ arrested a man who alleged attempted to rob a local station.
According to Passaic County authorities, the attempted robbery occurred around 11:50 p.m. at the Delta Gas station located on Main Avenue in Clifton, New Jersey. The suspect reportedly broke into the gas station and tried to take money from the cash register. Additionally, the suspect allegedly tried to steal several packs of cigarettes.
The Clifton Police Department received a report of a burglary in progress and dispatched police officers to the area. When police got to the scene, they saw that there was significant damage to the front of the gas station.
The police officers soon located the suspect inside the Delta Gas station. At first, the suspect reportedly told the officers that he was an employee of the gas station. However, the Clifton NJ officers soon determined that the suspect did not actually work there.
After being arrested and processed, the suspect was ordered held at the Passaic County Jail. His initial bail amount was set at $20,000.
For more information about this case, see the NJ.com article, “Man Accused of Breaking into Clifton Gas Station to Steal Cash, Cigarettes.”