Two suspects have been arrested for the Jan. 26 robbery at Efes Grill on Nassau Street.
Joshua McLaughlin, 28, of West Windsor, allegedly entered the restaurant, took all the money in the tip jar, and then threatened employees who were chasing him, telling them he was carrying a gun. He then fled north on Chestnut Street with the tip jar holding about $80 in tips. Employees stopped chasing him after he made the threat about the gun. No weapon was seen and no injuries were reported.
McLaughlin was identified as the actor in the robbery and was arrested on Feb. 7 while he was incarcerated in the Burlington County Jail on an unrelated matter. Jeffrey Johnston, 44, of Burlington was charged with complicity in the crime for providing McLaughlin a means of escape on the night of the robbery. He was charged on Feb. 10.
Johnston was released after posting 10 percent of his $2,500 bail on the charges. McLaughlin remains incarcerated and has bail has been set at $100,000 cash.