Toms River Police: Two robbed at gunpoint in Red Lobster parking lot

    (Photo: jeepermedia via Flickr)

    (Photo: jeepermedia via Flickr)

    Authorities in Toms River are investigating a recent armed robbery outside of a seafood restaurant. 

    Shortly before midnight on Friday, Sept. 26, police responded to the Red Lobster at 1298 Hooper Avenue in reference to a robbery, according to Ralph Stocco, spokesman for the Toms River Police Department.

    Police determined that a man and woman were about to enter a vehicle when two black males approached, Stocco said in a release. 

    One of the “approached from behind and put a gun to the back of the man’s head and demanded money,” Stocco added. 

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    The two men then entered the vehicle and removed cash, according to Stocco.

    Police describe the two men, who fled in an older model four door gray sedan driven by a third black man, as clean shaven and appropriately six feet tall.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Randy Petrick at (732) 349-0150 x1235.

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