At about 8:54 a.m. Friday, March 6, a man entered the Kearny Federal Savings Bank in Ursula Plaza, 444 Ocean Blvd., in Long Branch, demanding money and brandishing a handgun. A bank teller gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of cash before he exited the building and fled on foot in a westerly direction.
The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male, with a thin build, about 5'6" to 5'8" tall. He was wearing a black mask and a black sweatshirt with "Brookdale" printed across the chest area.
Anyone with any information about this case is urged to call Detective Richard Chapman of the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office at 1-800-533-7443; the Long Branch Police Department at 732-222-1000; the Red Bank field office of the FBI at 732-741-0006 or anyone wishing 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.com. Monmouth County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of criminals and fugitives.