MIDDLETOWN, NJ - On January 12, 2012 at approximately 10:00pm Middletown police responded to an armed robbery at the Quick Stop Convenience Store located at 58 Leonard Avenue in the Leonardo section of Middletown. Police say a male subject approximately 6’00 tall, 175 pounds, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, a black mask and blue surgical gloves entered the store and approached the cashier.

The suspect pulled a knife out of his clothing and demanded money.

The cashier handed over money, totalling $1200-$1400, from the drawer and lottery, according to store employee Mohinder Kumar.  The cashier was told to move to the back of the store while the suspect then fled the store.  He was seen, by an arriving customer, running towards Kunkel Park and the Henry Hudson Trail.  

Police request anyone with information contact the Middletown Police Department at (732) 615-2100 or Detective Laurence Schachtel at (732) 615-2062.