Gas station holdup in the Newark area

By Ruth Bryna 7:04pm, May 25, 2014 - Updated 10:58am, May 26, 2014
State police are investigating an armed robbery at a gas station in the Newark area.

It happened Saturday around 10:30 p.m. at the Riggins Service Station at 2650 Capitol Trail.

According to police, a male suspect armed with a handgun entered the station, pointed a gun at an employee and demanded money.

The employee--a 46 year-old man--gave him the cash, and the suspect fled. The employee wasn't hurt.

They say he was last seen wearing a dark jacket and khaki shorts.


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