EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ (CBS) – Investigators in Atlantic County are searching for several suspects in connection to the violent armed robbery of a gas station.

The robbery happened Wednesday evening at the AC Gas station on the Black Horse Pike in Egg Harbor Township.

According to investigators, four armed black male suspects approached the 46-year-old victim inside the store and pistol-whipped him in the head with a handgun.

The suspects then took an undetermined amount of cash and cigarettes. They fled the area in an older model light-colored sport utility vehicle.

The victim suffered cuts to his head, but he refused treatment for his injuries.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Egg Harbor Township Detective Bureau at 609-926-4051 or Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477(TIPS) .

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