Police Look for Man Who Allegedly Robbed Hudson City Savings Bank in Glen Rock, New Jersey
Police in Glen Rock NJ are trying to find a man who allegedly committed a bank robbery.
The daytime robbery reportedly occurred around 10:00 a.m. According to police, the suspect entered the Hudson City Savings Bank branch on Prospect Street in Glen Rock NJ and approached a bank teller. The suspect allegedly ordered the bank employee to hand over an unspecified amount of money.
The suspect allegedly got $5,000 in cash and then ran out of the building.
Thankfully, no injuries were reported as a result of the bank robbery.
As soon as the suspect left the scene, bank employees notified the Glen Rock Police Department of the theft. Police officers were then dispatched to the scene to investigate. The FBI’s Newark division assisted with the initial investigation.
Bank workers were able to give police a detailed description of the suspect in the robbery. The suspect is said to be a black man in his late 20s or early 30s who stands roughly six feet tall and has a thin beard. When he allegedly committed the bank robbery, the suspect was wearing a dark sweatshirt, tan pants, and a light blue baseball cap.
If police are able to identify and apprehend the suspect, the suspect could be in store for severe criminal penalties. As set forth by N.J.S.A. 2C:15-1, robbery is ordinarily classified as a second degree felony. A conviction for second degree robbery could result in a sentence of 5-10 years in New Jersey State Prison.
Anyone who has information about the suspect or the alleged theft should get in touch with Glen Rock NJ detectives at 201-670-3947 or 201-670-3948.
For additional information about this case, see the NJ.com article entitled “Robber Steals $5K from N.J. Bank, Police Say.”