Cops say the suspect is seen on surveillance video pointing his gun at a gas station attendant and a customer.
The accusations come after inspectors with the Weights and Measures Office checked whether 325 stations were selling fuel with octane levels as advertised.
Police say two men in their 20s walked into the Mobil station on Queens Boulevard in Rego Park and flashed weapons.
Police say it started when a driver asked to pay for his gas with a check early Monday morning. The attendant refused, saying it’s not store policy.
Firefighters needed the assistance of three neighboring departments, including the FDNY, to get the roaring blaze under control.
County Prosecutor Robert Bianchi said 65-year-old Nisan Ambaroglu of Paramus was working at the station in Jefferson Township when the incident occurred Saturday.
Weights and Measures officials cited a Delta gas station in Newark after inspectors found a pump dispensed a gallon less than it charged.
It’s hard not to think you’re being gouged when you see the gas prices spike, and in some cases, you are. Aside from that, though, the buying and selling of gasoline is a complicated business based on anticipation as much as reality.
It’s the second week in a row that a crew of burglars made off with an ATM along Ernston Road in Sayreville.
Police say it took only 54 seconds for three “experienced” thieves to break into a New Jersey convenience store and rip the ATM from the cement floor.
Police say they’ve arrested Sudheer Mogulla of Hicksville on Wednesday on charges of sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child. They say the child is the daughter of the gas station owner.
$3.05 a gallon is the national average for regular unleaded gasoline, according to the Lundberg Survey, and prices are rising.
The vehicle struck the man running the truck, circled back, goes through the gas station again, and hits the woman running the truck.
Six people, including four police officers, were hospitalized after a gas station robbery led to a vehicular pursuit in Brooklyn on Saturday.
Two men were in custody Tuesday, charged in a deadly gas station holdup in Queens.