Glen Rock New Jersey police are looking for a man accused of robbing a local bank.
The bank robbery happened during the morning hours. According to law enforcement, a man entered the Hudson City Savings Bank branch located on Prospect Street in Glen Rock, NJ. Once the suspect was inside the bank, he walked toward a bank teller and demanded that the teller give him an unspecified amount of cash.
The suspect reportedly fled the bank with roughly $5,000.
Thankfully, no bank employees or customers were injured during the bank robbery.
The Glen Rock Police Department got a call about the theft and immediately dispatched officers to the scene. Glen Rock police and the FBI’s Newark division worked together on the investigation.
Bank workers gave police a description of the suspect. The suspect is described as a black man who is in his late 20s or early 30s. He is reportedly six feet tall and has a thin beard. While committing the bank robbery, the suspect reportedly wore a dark sweatshirt, tan pants, and a light blue baseball cap.
If the suspect is ultimately identified and captured, he could face significant penalties. As set forth by N.J.S.A. 2C:15-1, robbery is usually classified as a second degree criminal offense. A conviction for second degree robbery could lead to a sentence of 5-10 years in NJ State Prison.
Members of the public who have information about the suspect or the alleged robbery should contact Glen Rock detectives at 201-670-3947 or 201-670-3948.
To learn more about this case, view the NJ.com article entitled “Robber Steals $5K from N.J. Bank, Police Say.”