Police in Netcong NJ are investigating a recent bank robbery and asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect.
According to authorities, the robbery took place on July 11 at Fulton Bank in Netcong, NJ.
The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office said that surveillance footage from establishments near the bank showed the suspect on the day of the robbery. The prosecutor’s office and the Netcong Police Department issued a joint press release to announce the investigation to release information on the suspect. Photos indicate that the suspect is a light-skinned male who wore jeans and a long-sleeved shirt on the day of the robbery.
Authorities also revealed that the suspect drove a sedan vehicle with no front license plate on the day of the robbery.
Several agencies are collaborating on the investigation. These agencies include the Major Crimes Unit of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, the Netcong Police Department, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Section, and the FBI.
In New Jersey, robbery is addressed by N.J.S.A. 2C:15-1. As set forth by the statute, a person who uses a deadly weapon during a robbery can be charged with a second degree felony. If the suspect in this case is caught and convicted of second degree robbery, he could face as many as 10 years in NJ State Prison.
Netcong police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in the Fulton Bank robbery. Anyone with useful information has been asked to contact the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office at 973-285-6200 or Morris County CrimeStoppers at 973-267-2255.
To learn more, read the NJ.com article entitled “Authorities Seeking Info on Netcong Bank Robbery.”
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