NEWS RELEASE • Bank Robbery, Kearny Federal Savings, Lacey Twp., NJ:
On Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at approximately 14:33, Lacey Township Police Officers responded to the Kearny Federal Savings, located at 630 Route 9 North, Lanoka Harbor, NJ (Lacey Township) for a reported robbery. Investigation revealed that a male, described by the bank tellers as being 5’8”, with a thin build, wearing dark-colored clothing and a bandana covering his face, entered the bank and approached the tellers demanding cash. No weapon was brandished. After leaving the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash the suspect headed through a wooded area adjacent to the bank. No vehicle was observed.
Lacey Police Detective Brian Flynn is the investigating officer. He is being assisted by the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, Ocean County Sheriff’s Office CSI and K9 Units, and additional officers/detectives from the Lacey Township Police Department. We are asking anyone with any information on this incident to contact Detective Brian Flynn at (609) 693-6636 extension 2593 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.