Man in Employee ‘Hoagiefest’ T-Shirt Robs Wawa

Police are looking for a man they say robbed a Mt. Laurel Wawa while posing as an employee, as well as his accomplice. They got away with cigarettes.


This is one thief who haddahava Wawa.

Police in Mount Laurel, N.J., are looking for a man who they say posed as a Wawa employee in order to rob Wawa Store No. 960 on Route 73.

The theft, police say, took place on August 12th. A man wearing Wawa’s summer Hoagiefest uniform — a Wawa hat, the blue Hoagiefest t-shirt and khakis — entered the store and swiped $380 worth of cigarette cartons. With New Jersey retail carton prices at around $76 for cigarettes, the thief got away with five cartons. (Man, smokes are expensive now! I bought my uncle a carton of cigarettes for Christmas one year when I was 18, and paid about $30. That was in 2001, but still.)

Mt. Laurel cops also said this $380 thief had an accomplice. The second suspect acted as a lookout and stayed on the phone the entire time.


Mt. Laurel police say the suspects got into a gold older-model Nissan Maxima with brown doors and fled the scene. Anyone with information has several ways to leave tips: The Mount Laurel Police Department Confidential Tip Line at 856-234-1414 Ext 1599, the Detective Bureau 856-234-1414 Ext 1526 or an email to [email protected].