Manalapan bank robbed

MANALAPAN- A man indicating he was armed with a bomb has robbed the Sun National Bank.

At approximately 12:45 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 30 a subject entered the bank, located at 191 Route 9 South and indicated he was in possession of a bomb and demanded cash from one of the tellers.

The subject was described as an unshaven white male, approximately 50-to-60 years old, standing approximately 5’10” tall and weighting approximately 185 pounds, wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, black knit hat and sunglasses.

The suspect left the bank on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the scene in an unknown direction.

It is unknown if the suspect was actually in possession of any type of explosive device or other weapons.

Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the pictured suspect is asked to contact Detective Dominic Donatelli of the Manalapan Township Police Department at 732-446-4300; 732-446-8388; or Detective Pamela Ricciardi of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office at 1-800-533-7443 or

Anyone who feels the need to remain anonymous but has information about a crime can contact Monmouth County Crime Stoppers confidential telephone tip-line by calling 1-800-671-4400; can text “MONMOUTH” plus their tip to 274637; or, they can email a tip via the website at www.monmouthcountycrimestoppers.comMonmouth County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of criminals and fugitives.

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