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FBI Seeks Public’s Assistance in Identifying Serial Bank Robber

FBI Newark November 20, 2012
  • Special Agent Barbara Woodruff (973) 792-3020

NEWARK—The FBI’s Newark Division is searching for a bank robber who has robbed four banks in New Jersey since August 2012. In each of the robberies, the individual approached the teller, presented a demand note, and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. He wore a different baseball cap during each robbery. On two occasions, the individual wore baseball caps bearing the letter R, believed to be for Rutgers. In all robberies, the subject is described as follows:

Race: White
Gender: Male
Height: 5’8” tall (approximately)
Weight: 170 pounds (approximately)
Build: Medium
Facial Hair: Beard and mustache

The following is a chronological listing of the robberies with related photos:

Thursday, August 09, 2012—At approximately 7:12 p.m., the TD Bank located at 74 Route 571 in East Windsor, New Jersey, was robbed. The subject was wearing a short-sleeved shirt; dark pants; baseball cap with a large, white R; and large sunglasses.

Thursday, August 23, 2012—At approximately 7:50 p.m., the TD Bank located at 1010 Raritan Road, in Clark, New Jersey, was robbed. The subject was wearing a dark baseball cap with a large, white R; a short-sleeved polo shirt; and dark pants.

Saturday, September 08, 2012—At approximately 2:50 p.m., the TD Bank located at 3024 Route 516, in Old Bridge, New Jersey, was robbed. The subject was wearing a baseball cap, sunglasses, blue polo shirt, and gray pants.

Friday, November 16, 2012—At approximately 7:15 p.m., the TD Bank located at 70 Middlesex Avenue, in Metuchen, New Jersey, was robbed. The suspect was wearing a black jacket, gray shirt, blue jeans, sneakers, a baseball cap, and large sunglasses.

Anyone with information about these or any other bank robberies should contact the FBI at 973-792-3000. Additional information and photographs of these bank robberies can be found on Bandittrackernortheast.com. Citizens are reminded they should never attempt to apprehend a fugitive on their own and should dial 911 in an emergency.