Editor's note: This story was updated with additional information from police at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 21.
Police are searching for a man and a woman who allegedly flashed a handgun during the robbery of an Aberdeen home Wednesday night.
According to Police Chief John Powers, at about 5:20 p.m. two people knocked on the door of a Raritan Street home and asked the child who answered the door who was home. The pair then proceeded to enter the home without permission, Powers said.
The female stayed with the child while the male showed a handgun to an adult male resident while he robbed him of a backpack and pair of sneakers, according to police. According to Powers, the pair also fled with jewelry and a laptop.
The male is described as black, approximately six feet tall with facial hair, high cheekbones and connecting eyebrows. He was reportedly wearing camouflage pants at the time.
The female is described as black, approximately 5'5'' tall with long haird. She was reportedly wearing a multicolored shirt with a floral pattern.
P.O. Anthony Valentino was the responding officer and the investigation is being continued by Sgt. Hank Chevalier. Anyone with information regarding this robbery is asked to contact Chevalier at 732-566-2054.
Raritan Street is off of Cliffwood Avenue in the Clifwood Beach section of the township.
Patch will update this story as more information becomes available.