Cops: Argument turns into armed robbery at Clementon, NJ phone store
CLEMENTON — A Pennsylvania man showed a handgun during an argument at an AT&T store and stole the cell phone of an employee who was attempting to call 911, according to authorities in Gloucester Township.
Twenty-year-old Nathan Jones, of Philadelphia, was located on the scene and taken into custody, authorities say.
The alleged incident occurred after 8 p.m. on Monday, at the AT&T store along Blackwood Clementon Road in Clementon. Police received a call about a man with a gun inside the store. The call then disconnected.
Officers secured a perimeter around the store and immediately located the suspect, according to police. A search of the area uncovered a 9mm handgun with an extended magazine and hollow-point bullets, police say.
Jones was charged with armed robbery, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, unlawful possession of a weapon, terroristic threats, possession of a defaced firearm, possession of a large capacity magazine, and possession of hollow-point bullets.
Dino Flammia is a reporter for New Jersey 101.5. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org
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