Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Police seek public's help identifying patron who may have crossed paths with the man who held up the video game store.
- POLICE & FIRE
Tuesday, January 15
Franklin Lakes Police think an unidentified man seen in surveillance footage could help them find a gun-wielding robber. Borough police are turning to the public to try to identify the man, seen above, more than two weeks after the Franklin Avenue GameStop was robbed. "This department would like to interview the depicted subject in order to determine if in fact he may have witnessed anything pertinent to our investigation," Franklin Lakes Police Lt. John Bakelaar said in a statement Tuesday. "We ask that anyone who may be able to identify this person to contact the Franklin Lakes Police Department, Detective Bureau at 201-891-3131." A man wearing a ski mask and brandishing an automatic handgun robbed the borough GameStop on Dec. 26, …
Thursday, December 27, 2012
This is the second armed robbery in about a year at the Franklin Crossing Shopping Center video game store.
A man wearing a ski mask and brandishing an automatic handgun robbed a Franklin Lakes GameStop Wednesday night, according to police. Employees from the Franklin Crossing Shopping Center video game store called 911 at approximately 8:45 p.m. Wednesday reporting that a tall male wearing a black, 3-hole ski mask entered the store with a handgun demanding cash from the register, according to Franklin Lakes Police Lt. John Bakelaar. The employees handed over approximately $400 and the masked man left the store. Franklin Lakes Detective Anthony Pacelli and Officers Donald Wilson and Gerard Gansel investigated at the scene. Last December, two men held up the Franklin Avenue video game store on December 6, tying up employees and making off with …
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Cops are asking for help identifying individuals
The Franklin Lakes Police Department released surveillance footage they say shows the armed men who robbed a GameStop in early December. Two men held up the Franklin Avenue video game store on December 6, tying up employees and making off with approximately $900 in cash and four video game systems, according to Franklin Lakes Police. According to cops, the grainy surveillance photos captured from the store's security system show two cloaked men in the store the evening it was robbed. Franklin Lakes Police are asking that anyone who may be able to identify the men depicted in the photographs or provide any pertinent information regarding this crime, contact the Detective Bureau at 201-891-3131. Police say the first man carrying a handgun …
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Robbers made off with $900, game systems
Masked men held up a video game store Tuesday night, making off with approximately $900 in cash and a number of video game systems, according to Franklin Lakes Police. Two masked, white males entered the Franklin Crossing Shopping Center GameStop as employees were closing Tuesday night. One of the men displayed a handgun and ordered two employees to turn over cash from the registers and safe. The employees were forced into the bathroom where they were tied up with duct tape. Both police and an employee at the store Wednesday said that those tied up in the robbbery were not hurt. The employee declined further comment. Police said the first male carrying the handgun and wearing a gray hooded shirt and gloves, appeared to be in his late 20s …