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Armed Robber Holds Up Fanwood Bank

By kcora on

Police in Fanwood are searching for a man, reportedly armed, who held up a bank this morning.

Police were called to Provident Bank sometime around 10 a.m. for a report of an armed robbery.

According to bank personnel, a black male suspect in his 50's, entered the bank armed with a weapon, demanding money.

No physical injuries were immediately reported in the robbery.

Local and federal authorities are reviewing surveillance footage from the bank. However, according to initial reports, the masked robber - who was wearing a baseball hat and was in possession of a book bag - was last seen fleeing in a grey SUV.

Anyone who believes they saw the suspect is asked to contact police at (908) 322-5000.

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