PARSIPPANY – The Lake Hiawatha branch of TD Bank, 435 North Beverwcyk Road was robbed on Monday afternoon, at approximately 3:00 p.m. The Federal Bureau of Investigation arrived on the scene at approximately 5:50 p.m. Possible red Honda was used as a get away vehicle.
Morris County Prosecutors Office Major Crime Unit is on the scene investigating.
Signs on the door indicate the bank is closed and will reopen as normal on Tuesday, March 7.
Police would not confirm additional details on the investigation, which is ongoing, at this time, directing questions to the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office.
On Saturday, March 3, another TD Bank on Eisenhower Parkway, Roseland was also robbed. Reports of a robbery at a bank in Roseland has police on the scene investigating. Police responded to a robbery in progress report at the TD Bank that’s located in the 40’s block of Eisenhower Parkway shortly before 1:45 p.m. where arriving officers began a search for 5’7″ tall male who was wearing a gray hoodie and black jacket when he ran from the bank. The man fled the scene with several hundred dollars according to reports. There were no reports of a weapon shown.
On Thursday, February 23, Police responded to the TD Bank on McBride Avenue in Woodland Park. It was a robbery and a suspect was arrested, said Detective Lt. John Uzzalino. Around 9:45 a.m., a man entered the bank and approached the teller, handing her a note that said “he has a gun, turn over the money or he will shoot.” She gave the man about $500 in cash, Uzzalino said. Officers stopped a vehicle and found that the driver, Jose Cruz, 30, matched the description of the bank robbery suspect, Uzzalino said. Cruz faces charges of terroristic threats and robbery, Uzzalino said.
In January, TD Bank in Little Ferry was also robed. A white male roughly 5 feet 10 inches tall and wearing a gray hooded sweat shirt, blue jeans, work boots and a dark gray wool hat entered the bank at 225 Main Street around 1:00 p.m. Sunday, January 15 police said. He had facial hair and appeared to be in his 20s.
On December 27, 2014 TD Bank in Denville was robbed, and the robber was captured.
On December 23, 2013 Santander Bank on Littleton Road was robbed and the robber was caught.
In August 2012, Provident Bank on Smith Road was robbed, and the robber is still at large.
Indus American Bank, was robbed July 20, 2012, and that robber was caught.
On September 5, 2012 the PNC Bank on Route 46 was robbed and the robber was caught a few hours later in Secaucus.
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