RUMSON: MAN CHARGED IN STRONG-ARM THEFT

AUTHORITIES_RUMSON1A former Rumson resident faces charges related to a Halloween strong-arm robbery after he turned himself into borough police Tuesday.

Curtis O’Brien, 24, now of Port St. Lucie, Florida, had a warrant out for his arrest after he was identified by witnesses and caught on video in the October 31 robbery of the Buy Rite Liquors store on West River Road, said Detective Chris Ishwerwood.

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RUMSON: STRONG-ARM ROBBERY AT BUY RITE

AUTHORITIES_RUMSON2An “apparently agitated” turned into a strong-arm robber at the Buy Rite Liquors store in Rumson Thursday night, police report.

The antsy customer, in the process of paying for a six-pack, shoved aside the sales clerk when the register drawer opened, grabbed a handful of cash and fled, Chief Scott Paterson tells redbankgreen.

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