UPDATED: PHOTOS: TR Chase Bank Robbed at Gunpoint; LPD, TRPD Searching for Suspect

robberyToms River and Lakewood Police are on the lookout for a man suspecting of robbing a Toms River Chase bank at gunpoint, officials say.

A white male 5”7” 165 lbs, entered the bank and walked up to an employee showing a handgun and began to yell demanding money, Chief Mastronardy says. There were four bank employees and one customer in the bank at the time of the robbery who were not injured.

After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash the suspect fled the bank north on Highland Parkway towards Main Street. The suspect wore blue jeans, a blue baseball cap, glasses, sneakers, black gloves a a blue top with a white stripe under the left arm. He was armed with a black handgun.

Ocean County Sheriff’s Department k-9 and criminalistics unit assisted in the investigation. Officer frank Lauria , Detectives Jennifer Grob, Patrick Jacques, Robert Oneill and the Red Bank office of the FBI are investigating.

Anyone with information can contact detective Grob at 349-0150 ext. 1319 or the FBI at 741-0006. [TLS]

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