04/19/2014

4 arrested after armed robbery, shootout with NJ police

The robbers hogtied victims as they robbed a shop for car parts before engaging in a gun battle with police

CBS New York

ELIZABETH, N.J. — Four suspects were in police custody Friday night, and a fifth remained on the run, after a robbery and a gun battle with officers in Elizabeth, N.J.

Exclusive CBS 2 video showed two of the five suspects, who police say really raised the stakes in a junkyard heist Friday afternoon as they turned a bust into a shootout.

The ill-fated heist started at Bayway Scrap Metals, on Amboy Avenue near the Goethals Bridge. The two owners, two co-workers and customers were hogtied and robbed of $250,000 work of catalytic converters.

Full Story4 Suspects Held, 1 At Large Following Elizabeth Police Shootout

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