PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – New Jersey State Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a masked man wanted in connection with an armed robbery of a Dairy Queen.

The robbery happened on July 11th at the Dairy Queen in Montague Township, Sussex County.

(credit: New Jersey State Police)

(credit: New Jersey State Police)

According to police, the man entered the store, brandished a handgun and demanded money. Prior to fleeing the scene, police say he struck an employee in the forearm.

Police say it is believed that this suspect committed a similar armed robbery on the same day at the Days Inn in Deer Park, N.Y.

The suspect is described as wearing a red mask depicting a horned devil, a black hooded sweatshirt with the hood up, black baggy sweatpants, and grey cloth gloves with rubber palms.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the NJSP Sussex Station Detective Bureau at (973) 383-1514.


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