Man Claims He’s Armed While Robbing Salem County Bank: Cops

Investigators say it happened December 26 around 3:40 p.m. at the Pennsville National Bank on US 40 in Elmer Borough.

By David Chang
|  Monday, Jan 7, 2013  |  Updated 12:03 PM EDT
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State Police Investigate Salem County Bank Robbery

NJ State Police

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State Police are searching for a man who they say robbed a bank in Salem County.

Investigators say it happened December 26 around 3:40 p.m. at the Pennsville National Bank on US 40 in Elmer Borough.

The man allegedly entered the bank while holding a manila envelope. Police say he then handed the teller a handwritten note, placed his hand inside the envelope and stated he had a gun even though a weapon was not visible. The man took an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing the scene, according to investigators.

The suspect is described as a white male with a slight build, standing between 5-foot-6 and 5-foot-8. Investigators also say he was wearing a gray hoodie.

If you have any information on this incident, please call the New Jersey State Police Woodstown Barracks at 856-769-0775.
 

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