MAN IN GOGGLES ROBS LINCROFT STATION

just_in1By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

Middletown police are looking for a man who robbed the BP gas station on Newman Springs Road in the Lincroft section of town before dawn Saturday.

The suspect, described as tall and skinny, and was wearing dark, tinted swimming goggles, displayed a silver-and-black handgun to the station attendant and demanded money, Detective Lieutenant Steve Dollinger said.

The robbery occurred at about 4a Saturday, Dollinger said. The suspect, after taking the station’s money, fled on foot toward nearby Swimming River Road.

Police are asking for help from the public in catching the man. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Laurence Schachtel at 732.615.2062 or the department’s main line, 732.615.2100