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Fairfield Police Investigate Armed Robbery at Route 46 Hotel

Fairfield (NJ) The Fairfield Police Department is actively investigating an armed robbery that took place at the Comfort Inn located at 286 Route 46 East on December 7, 2020. At approximately 6:00 PM, an unknown white male wearing a surgical mask, entered the hotel and approached the front desk clerk. He showed the clerk a silver-colored handgun that was in his waistband and told the clerk that he needed their money because of Covid. After being given cash, the suspect walks calmly out of the hotel and enters what is believed to be a newer model silver or gray Ford Fusion with silver rims, tinted windows, dual exhaust pipes and a sunroof. The vehicle then fled east on Route 46.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Fairfield Police Department’s Investigative Division at 973-227-1400. All information will be kept confidential.

Authorized by: Chief Anthony Manna

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