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Irvington Township Police Swiftly Arrests Man Attempting to Rob Bank

Irvington Township

Officers in Irvington are credited with a swift arrest of a suspect who attempted to rob a bank in the Township on Friday morning. 

According to Irvington Police, on May 27 at 11:29 a.m., units already on patrol in the city recorded reports of a bank robbery at the Investor’s Savings Bank located at 1065 Stuyvesant Avenue. 

Fast responding officers arrived and were told by employees that a male suspect entered the establishment and then handed tellers a note demanding $100,000.

Police said the suspect indicated that he had a gun during the incident. He subsequently left the bank without getting any of the money.

Officers canvassing the area, and after a brief investigation, police found Mr. Sherike Massay, 23, of Irvington, a short distance away. 

Bank robbery

Police arrested Massey for attempting to rob Investors Savings Bank, but no weapon was recovered.

Irvington Police said the investigation in this matter is still ongoing.