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Police Nab Edgewater Park Rite Aid Robbery Suspect

By kcora on
Edgewater Park

A 54-year-old man who was arrested in connection with a Rite Aid robbery Thursday admitted to police that he also attempted to rob a bank in Edgewater Park last year.

According to authorities, on Jan. 31st, Brandon Jones committed a robbery at the Rite Aid Store located at 1147 Cooper Street in Edgewater Park.

An alert Beverly City Police Officer, Ptl. Perkins, who was entering the store, was able to take Jones into custody without incident. Police say no one was injured during the robbery or arrest.

Officials say Jones was then interviewed by Edgewater Park Detective Sergeant Harris and during the interview, Jones allegedly admitted attempting to rob the Beneficial Bank, located at 1149 Cooper Street in Edgewater Park on November 23, 2018.

Police charged Jones with both incidents and lodged in the Burlington County Jail pending court.