Bank Robbery in Bridgewater Township
Bridgewater Township, NJ
October 24, 2018 - NEWS RELEASE
Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and Bridgewater Township Police Chief Alfred Nicaretta announced an investigation into a bank robbery that occurred at the Peapack-Gladstone Bank located on East Main Street in Bridgewater Township.
Prosecutor Robertson stated that on October 23, 2018, at approximately 12:10 P.M., the Bridgewater Township Police Department received a call that a robbery had occurred at the Peapack-Gladstone Bank located on East Main Street in Bridgewater, NJ. It was reported that the male entered the bank and demanded money from the teller. The bank teller ultimately turned over cash to the male based on his demands, and he subsequently fled the bank on foot.
The Bridgewater Township Police Department responded to the bank and canvassed the area in search of the suspect. Detectives from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit responded to the scene to assist in the investigation. Investigators are releasing a photo of the suspect, in an attempt to generate leads.Prosecutor Robertson, Chief Fodor and Chief Nicaretta request anyone with information to contact the Somerset County Prosecutors Office Major Crimes Unit at (908) 231-7100 or the Bridgewater Township Police Department at (908) 722-4111 or via the STOPit app. The STOPit app allows citizens to provide anonymous reports including videos and photos. STOPit can be downloaded to your smart phone for free at the Google Play Store or Apple App Store, access code: SOMERSETNJ. Information can also be provided through the Somerset County Crime Stoppers’ Tip Line at 1-888-577-TIPS (8477) or online at www.888577tips.org or at www.scpo.net and click on either “Crime Stoppers” or “TIPS HOTLINE”. All anonymous Crime Stopper tips will be kept confidential.