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Update: Police Release Photo of Fanwood Bank Robbery Suspect

By kcora on

Police in Fanwood are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a man wanted in connection with this morning's bank holdup.

According to the investigation, officers responded to Provident Bank, located at 206 South Avenue, at approximately 10:13 a.m. for a report of an armed robbery.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall, thin build, in his early 50's.

He was last seen wearing a dark colored jacket, blue jeans, dark baseball cap, dark shoes with a yellow and orange traffic vest with vertical stripes.

The suspect was wearing a white dust mask covering his nose and mouth, work gloves, and carrying a dark colored back pack.

He was last seen fleeing in an older Chevrolet SUV type vehicle, silver or beige in color with no license plate given at this time.

Anyone with any information can contact Lt/Det. Eugene Chin at Fanwood Police Department, (908)322-5000 ext. 506 or the FBI at (973) 792-3000.

Citizens are reminded to never attempt to apprehend a fugitive and in the case of an emergency call 911.