Security officer carjacked by robbery suspect www.privateofficer.com
Woodbridge NJ July 8 2010
By: Brett Davis/Staff
PRIVATE OFFICER NEWS
http://www.privateofficer.com/ A man trying to escape after attempting to rob a furniture store carjacked a nearby mall security officer Wednesday morning, police said.
The events started unfolding at about 9 a.m. at the Bob’s Discount Furniture store on Woodbridge Center Drive in Woodbridge.
Police say the man walked into the store and tried to hold it up even shooting a store employee before running away.
Authorities say that the man then ran through a nearby apartment complex and ended up at the Woodbridge Center Mall, near Route 1.
At that point police say he pointed his gun at the security officer and carjacked him taking the private security vehicle from the guard and drove off.
Police say that the security officer was not injured and that were still searching for the man.