Cops in Egg Harbor Township say an armed man from Philadelphia was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly robbed a gas station.

The Egg Harbor Township Police Department says the robbery happened just after 5:30 PM at the Sunoco station on Fire Road in the Farmington section of the township.

At the scene,

Officers made contact with the victim/gas attendant. The victim stated the suspect approached the gas booth, brandished a handgun and demanded the money. The suspect fled on foot south on Fire Road. The victim was not injured during the incident. The victim and witnesses were able to provide a description of the suspect.

Get our free mobile app

Cops, checking the area around the Fire Road Apartments, located a suspect fitting that description, who then ran into the apartment complex where he was located and taken into custody.

Police say, "evidence from the robbery, [including] the handgun used was located discarded by the suspect when he fled from officers."

19-year-old Lamar Morrison of Philadelphia has been charged with robbery, possession of a firearm for unlawful purpose, possession of a handgun, aggravated assault, possession of a large-capacity magazine, unlawful possession of a weapon, and receiving stolen property.

Morrison is being held in the Atlantic County Justice Facility.

The public is reminded that charges are accusations and all persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Exclusive First Look at New Island Waterpark at Showboat Atlantic City

Here is your first look at the Island Waterpark coming to Showboat in Atlantic City, New Jersey. It will be the largest indoor waterpark in the world.

These 20 Black Horse Pike Eyesores in South Jersey Need to Go Now

While many businesses have thrived on the Black Horse Pike between the 42 Freeway and Atlantic City, many have not. Let's take a look at some of the worst eyesores that need to be dealt with.

More From Rock 104.1