Shot fired in Phillipsburg armed robbery near free bridge, police say

Authorities investigate an armed robbery with a gunshot fired Wednesday night, Nov. 1, 2023, at Free Bridge Wine & Spirits on Union Square in Phillipsburg.Free Bridge Wine & Spirits, 9 Union Square, just off the Easton-Phillipsburg free bridge, was held up at 6:17 p.m., police said.Warren County Prosecutor James Pfeiffer also confirmed an active investigation into the armed robbery.

Emergency radio broadcasts across Warren County and the Lehigh Valley indicated a firearm was displayed during the robbery and that police were looking for a perpetrator who got into the passenger side of a black four-door crew-cab Dodge Ram pickup truck with a Pennsylvania registration.

Authorities were not immediately confirming the full details of the broadcasts that asked any police who come in contact with the pickup to consider and perpetrator armed and dangerous and to stop and hold for Phillipsburg police.

Phillipsburg police can be reached via dispatch at 908-835-2002 if anyone has information that may aid in the investigation.If you purchase a product or register for an account through a link on our site, we may receive compensation.

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