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Woodbridge, NJ upscale auto shop owner robbed, gun whipped

WOODBRIDGE — The owner of a high-end auto repair shop was assaulted and robbed by a man who stole a car from the business on Thursday night.

A man wearing a ski mask entered MP Built on Port Reading Avenue in the Port Reading section just after 10pm and held the owner at gunpoint.

The thief hit the owner in the head with the gun, police said.

RLS Metro Breaking News reported that the owner was hit several times.

The owner was able to escape while the thief fled in a company-owned 2014 Mercedes G55.

Police said no arrests had been made.

MP Built describes itself as a high-performance and exotic car maintenance specialist.

Dan Alexander is a reporter for New Jersey 101.5. You can reach him at [email protected]

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