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County Park Rangers searching for Suspects In Mercer Co. Park Armed Robbery

WEST WINDSOR, NJ – The West Windsor Police Department is searching for three suspects in connection with an armed robbery that occurred on Sunday. At 9:02 p.m. on Sunday, June 13, West Windsor Police said they responded to the Mercer County Park West Picnic Area (Pedestrian Trail) on a report of knifepoint robbery for a second time within a month.

According to the police, two victims were walking along the pedestrian trail, around 1/4 mile from the West Picnic area when they were confronted by three suspects. While a Mercer County Park ranger was on Patrol the two ran up to the ranger. The Ranger called into Police and additional rangers to respond to the park to assist in a search for the armed suspect.

A Black male in his mid to late 20’s, approximately 6′ tall pressed a pocket style knife to one victim’s abdominal area while a White male, in his mid to late 20’s placed a pocket style knife to the side of the second victim’s neck, said police.

The suspects demanded the victims’ wallets and threatened to hurt them, police said. 

The victims complied with the demands and the suspects fled the area on foot in an unknown direction, according to the police.

A canvas of the area by Patrol Units and Detectives yielded no results. 

Here’s the description of the suspects: 

  • Black male, mid to late 20’s, approx. 6′ tall, a “little fat”, wearing a black or blue baseball hat, black hooded sweatshirt with hood pulled over, dark colored shorts, and a black cloth mask.
  • White male, mid to late 20’s, approx. 6′ tall, thin build, with short brown beard, wearing a tan shirt, gray pants, gold chain, black shoes, possibly had blue eyes.
  • Black male, mid to late 20’s, approx. 5′ 05″ to 5′ 07″, thin build, tattoos on neck, tattoos of roses on forearm, wearing blue or black shirt, jeans and red colored shoes.

The West Windsor Police Department Detective Bureau is conducting an investigation led by Det. Sgt. Lai and is seeking any leads, witnesses, or those who may have any pertinent information in identifying these characters. Contact Det. Sgt. Lai at (609) 799-1222 or the anonymous tip Line at (609) 799-0452.

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