FBI Newark
Public Affairs Specialist Patty Hartman
(973) 792-3020
October 5, 2022

FBI and Linden Police Ask the Public’s Help in Identifying Robber

NEWARK—The Newark Field Office and the Linden Police Department are seeking the public’s help with identifying a bank robber. At 12:33 p.m. on Wednesday, October 4, 2022, a male suspect walked into the Wells Fargo Bank at 705 West Saint Georges Avenue in Linden. He handed the teller a demand note and displayed a gun. The suspect is a medium complexion male, approximately 5’ 10”, with a thin build. He was wearing a brown baseball cap under a gray coat with a hood, black pants, a black neck gaiter, black shoes with a white or reflective patch on the toe, black gloves with a red patch on the pointer finger, and a blue surgical mask. After leaving the bank, he was observed riding a black mountain bike with chrome handlebars and silver wheels.

Anyone with information about this subject is urged to call the FBI at 973-792-3000, the Linden Police Department at 908-474-8558, or submit the information to tips.fbi.gov.