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EGG HARBOR CITY — A 54-year-old city man was charged with armed robbery Tuesday after telling a Wawa cashier he had a gun and demanded money.

Police were dispatched to the convenience store at 907 White Horse Pike for an armed robbery in progress, according to a post on the department’s Facebook page. A man had passed a note to the cashier saying he had a gun and wanted all of their money.

John J. Meadows III was arrested and charged with first-degree armed robbery. He is being held at the Atlantic County jail.

Contact: 609-272-7241

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My beat is public safety, following police and crime. I started in January 2018 here at the Press covering Egg Harbor and Galloway townships. Before that, I worked at the Reading Eagle in Reading, Pa., covering crime and writing obituaries.

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