Suspect Brandishes Gun, Arrested and Facing Charges, LIVINGSTON, August 12, 2020 - At approximately 2:00 pm On August 11, 2020, the Livingston Police Department was notified of a robbery that had just occurred at Melbo’s convenience store located at 212 East Church Street. According to the store clerk, a slender white male had been doing labor work around the business demanded more money from the clerk. During a verbal argument, the suspect attempted to come around the counter towards the clerk. According to the clerk, he felt threatened by the suspect and picked up a baseball bat for protection. The suspect then left the store and returned a short time later and continued the argument (over money) with the clerk. The suspect pulled up his shirt and displayed a black handgun in his waist band. The suspect then left the store walking east and was later located at another convenience store. The suspect was apprehended and taken into custody without incident and a black hand gun was recovered from his person. The suspect was positively identified as David John Lafray, 36 of Livingston. The investigation is continuing by the Livingston Police Department. No injuries were reported.
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