TOMS RIVER-The Toms River Police responded to a reported robbery in progress at the Sovereign Bank located on Route 37 near Hooper Avenue at approximately 12 pm. The suspect entered the bank and handed the teller a note which demanded money. No weapon was shown. The suspect then fled the bank towards Cedar Grove Road on foot. The suspect is described as a white male, late thirties approximately 5”6” with a thin build. The suspect was wearing a dark t-shirt, blue jeans, un-zipped sweat shirt and a dark colored baseball cap.
The investigation is being conducted by the Toms River Police, Ocean County Sheriff’s Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Mark Bajada at 732-349-0150 ext 1241.