Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Rockaway Township Police Chief Martin McParland, Jr. announce an active investigation into a bank robbery that occurred this morning in Rockaway Township, New Jersey.

Robbery suspect

Robbery suspect

At approximately 9:30 a.m., law enforcement received a report of a bank robbery that occurred at the TD Bank, located at 326 Mount Hope Avenue.

The subsequent investigation has revealed that a male entered the bank branch and demanded money.

The suspect can be further described as a white male, approximately in his late 20’s to early 30’s, who was wearing a dark colored baseball hat, black sunglasses, a white T-shirt, tan shorts, black sneakers, black backpack and black gloves.  Upon exiting the bank, the male fled from the scene.

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Numerous law enforcement agencies have responded and are currently investigating, including the Major Crimes Unit of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, the Rockaway Township Police Department, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Section, and the FBI.

Anyone with information about this incident, including the identity of this male, is asked to call the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office – Major Crimes Unit at 973-285-6200, the Rockaway Township Police Department at (973) 625-4000 or Crimestoppers at 973-267-2255.