UPDATED: Armed Robbers Tie Up Toms River Homeowners, Make Off With Over 100k Worth Of Cash, Jewelry

Toms River and Lakewood Police are on the lookout for three armed robbers who tied up a husband and wife before making off with over $100,000 worth of cash and jewelry from a Toms River home, police say.

Police say the suspects, three males, were all wearing ski masks and displayed weapons when they broke into the home shortly before midnight and awoke a 66 year old husband and wife 56  who were sleeping. Police Chief Michael Mastronardy says the victims were then tied up in their bedroom for about thirty minutes, while the suspects ransacked and removed items from the home. An alert neighbor who was checking his mail from his mailbox at the end of his driveway noticed suspicious activity and contacted police. The neighbor observed the suspects flee in two vehicles and then went and freed the victims who refused medical attention. 

They made away with $17,000 in cash, and about $100,000 in jewelry, police say.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Toms River Police Department. TLS.


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  2. really mr lizard ? toms river is right next door. the story is in here as a warning to all lakewood residents. jewish catholic muslim what have you . maybe i am wrong it is called the lakewood scoop , not the lakewood jewish only scoop sir. the scoop services all the residents of our great town. Thank you TLS for posting this story and warning us of the dangers right down the road !!!!

  3. Mr Lizard , it is called the lakewood Scoop , This site id is for the prople of lakewood. The scoop post stories that are important to the residents of Lakewood weither they are jewish catholic muslim what have you . So my question is why wouldnt the scoop run a story about robbers doing horrible things right down the road ? Its not like these crimes happened in lacey ! They happend a few short miles from us! thank you TLS for running this story and keeping us aware of the possible dangers that we may face. And Mr Lizard i am sorry for you and your racial feelings.

  4. No matter how much they had in there home ..It gives no one no right to take whats not theres.. No one should go in anyones home that dont belong there.. people gotta watch out for one another if you see something thats not right call the police as this neighbor did ..its better to be safe then sorry!!

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