A NY man faces federal criminal charges for allegedly robbing banks in Bergen County, NJ.
According to authorities, the suspect committed the theft crimes at banks in Fort Lee and Hasbrouck Heights, NJ. He was later placed under arrest while allegedly trying to rob a bank located in Englewood, New Jersey.
The first robbery happened at a TD Bank branch located in Fort Lee, NJ. He allegedly walked into the building, handed a threatening note to a bank employee, and fled the scene with an unspecified amount of cash
A couple of days later, the suspect allegedly robbed another TD Bank branch in Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey.
The suspect was ultimately apprehended while reportedly trying to rob yet another TD Bank in Englewood, NJ.
Authorities said that the suspect wore a disguise to conceal his identity during the bank robberies.
The suspect is a 41-year-old resident of Manhattan, NY. He has been charged with three counts of robbery and theft of movable property.
If the suspect is convicted on just one robbery charge, he could be sentenced to 20 years in prison.
While the charges against the suspect are pending, he is being held at the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, New Jersey.
For more information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Man Charged in 2 Bergen Bank Robberies Was Caught During 3rd Alleged Heist.”