Linden man robbed Quick Mart, Assaulted 71-Year-Old Clerk with Crow Bar, in Jail

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LINDEN, NJ –  A man who robbed a Linden, New Jersey convenience store and assaulted a 71-year-old clerk with a crow bar in July is now behind bars.

Leon Gentile, 50, is currently wanted on charges stemming from an armed robbery at the Quick Mart Convenience store on Knopf St.
On July 5, 2020 Gentile allegedly entered the store and assaulted the 71-year-old clerk with a crowbar before stealing a little over $400 from the cash register.
Gentile is charged with first-degree robbery and second-degree aggravated assault, as well as associated weapons charges.
Anyone with information about his whereabouts is urged to contact Det Juan Velarde at (908) 474 8552 or via email at jvelarde@lpdnj.org.


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