Man robs WSFS Bank at Sub­ur­ban Plaza

Newark Post - - Local News - By JOSH SHAN­NON jshan­non@ches­

Po­lice are search­ing for a man who robbed a bank in Sub­ur­ban Plaza on Mon­day af­ter­noon.

The rob­ber walked into the WSFS Bank at ap­prox­i­mately 3:30 p.m. and handed the teller a note de­mand­ing money and im­ply­ing he was armed, said Cpl. James Spadola, a spokesman for the Ne­wark Po­lice De­part­ment.

The teller handed over an undis­closed amount of mon- ey, and the rob­ber ran away north through The Re­treat at Ne­wark apart­ment com­plex. A K-9 search of the area turned up empty.

The rob­ber was de­scribed as a black man, 25 to 35 years old, be­tween 5 feet 11 inches and 6 feet 1 inches tall and 170 to 190 pounds with a mus­cu­lar build. He was wear­ing black-framed glasses, a black base­ball hat, a black Nike sweat­shirt with neon yel­low or green trim, white-and-black run­ning shoes and light-gray sweat- pants. No sur­veil­lance footage was avail­able.

Any­one with ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion on this in­ci­dent should con­tact De­tec­tive Daniel Bys­tricky at 302-3667100 ext. 3136 or Daniel. Bys­tricky@ cj. state. de. us. You can send an anony­mous text mes­sage tip by tex­ting 302NPD and your mes­sage to TIP411. In­for­ma­tion can also be pro­vided anony­mously to Crime Stop­pers at 1-800TIP-3333 or via the in­ter­net at www.tip­sub­ where a re­ward may be avail­able.


Po­lice said the WSFS Bank at Sub­ur­ban Plaza was robbed on Mon­day af­ter­noon.

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