TRPD Needs Public’s Help to Identify Bank Robber

Crime

TOMS RIVER – Police have released the photo (contained in this article) of a suspect who robbed a Bank of America on Thursday morning.

Surveillance picture of the suspected bank robber

The bank robbery occurred a few minutes after 10 am at the corner of Bananier Drive and Route 37.

According to the FBI, 2,707 commercial banks were held up last year in the United States, with 83 occurring in New Jersey.

The official statement from the Toms River Police Department read:

On Thursday April 25, 2019 at 10:15 AM police units were dispatched to the Bank of America at Bananier and Route 37 for a bank robbery. The suspect entered the bank and demanded money from the teller stating he had a gun. There was no weapon shown and the suspect left on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. He was described as a white male, approximately 5’8-5’10, medium build, wearing a gray Polo hooded sweatshirt, gray & black gloves, tan baseball hat, sunglasses, camouflage bandana over his face, and carrying a leopard print bag.

Toms River Police Detective Bureau, Ocean County CSI and Berkeley PD were on scene to investigate the incident. Investigation is ongoing at this time. Anyone with information can contact Toms River Detective Mark Bajada at 732-349-0510 x 1241.

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