West Orange Bar Robbed at Gunpoint
Two men take approximately $400 from two bartenders and a patron at Dillon's Tavern on Saturday morning.
Employees at a West Orange tavern were robbed at gunpoint shortly before last call on Saturday morning, police said.
Two men entered Dillion’s Tavern, at 45 Freeman St., between 12:30 and 12:45 a.m. on Saturday and robbed the tavern’s register of approximately $400 in cash.
As one of the men held a handgun, the other reportedly punched a bartender in the face. There were two employees and one guest in the tavern at the time of the robbery.
After the two men took the money from the tavern’s register, they robbed the two employees and one patron of their cell phones and money, and also took two bottles of liquor from behind the bar.
The men then left the bar on foot.
The two men were described as black men, one approximately 6 feet 2 inches with short, cropped hair; and the other 5 feet 6 inches with a thin, muscular build and long dreadlocks.
There was no mention of any surveillance equipment at the bar, according to reports.