MANALAPAN, NJ - On Friday, September 30, 2016, at approximately 12:45 p.m. an unshaven white male, described as approximately 50-60 years of age, standing approximately 5’10” tall and weighting approximately 185 lbs., wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, black knit hat and sunglasses entered the Sun National Bank located at 191 Plaza 9, in Manalapan Township (Route 9 southbound between Taylor’s Mills Rd. and Symmes Drive). The subject indicated that he was in possession of a bomb and demanded money from the teller. The suspect left the bank on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the scene in an unknown direction.
It is unknown if the suspect was actually in possession of any type of explosive device or other weapons.
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