Police are investigating reports of multiple armed robberies in Parsippany and Rockaway Township, NJ.
According to the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, authorities are looking into an alleged robbery in Parsippany, as well as a robbery that allegedly occurred on Green Pond Road in Rockaway Township.
A Parsippany patrol officer indicated that the Parsippany robbery took place somewhere along Route 46. However, no further information about the incident is available at this time.
In New Jersey, armed robbery is governed by N.J.S.A. 2C:15-1. As set forth by the statute, robbery is a first degree criminal offense if the robber uses a handgun. If the robber or robbers are apprehended and convicted in these cases, they could be sentenced to up to 20 years in NJ State Prison.
Authorities have asked that anyone with information about either of the alleged robberies contact the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office at 973-285-6200. Alternatively, anyone who has potentially helpful information can call the Parsippany Police Department at 973-263-4300 or the Rockaway Township Police Department at 973-625-4000.
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For more information about these incidents, check out the NJ.com article entitled “Authorities Investigating Armed Robbery Reports in Parsippany, Rockaway.“
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